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  • n  a simple protein containing mainly basic amino acids; present in cell nuclei in association with nucleic acids
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  • C David Allis in Newswise (press release)
    Epigenomics-based research is now a central issue in biology. We will build upon our new knowledge of the human genome and move towards a deeper understanding of how DNA information is dynamically regulated through DNA histone modifications as well... Elias Zerhouni http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elias_Zerhouni&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEqrdmHrt0iOTdZLpvgjWylUhK9Uw National Institutes of Health (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2008/od-29.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNENfu7IIYA0iYIE7SEPrvaJ682NTw Sep 29, 2008 47388 64319 histone These findings will impact every walk of biology," said David Allis of Rockefeller University, a leader in studying the regulation and biological roles of histone tags. "Histone modifications are highly dynamic on-off switches that the cell...

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