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n. (plural of histone English)

Usage examples of "histones".

Haemoglobin genes have a rate of changing that is intermediate betwen histones and fibrinopeptides.

The slowest-evolvjiig molecules, like histones, turn out to be the ones that have been most subject to natural selection.

Not all animals have haemoglobin, but there are other proteins, for instance histones, of which a version exists in every animal and plant, and again many of them can already be looked up in the library.

The histones that normally enveloped the DNA were either missing or attenuated in the area of the inserted gene.