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"Histones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Small chromosomal proteins (approx 12-20 kD) possessing an open, unfolded structure and attached to the DNA in cell nuclei by ionic linkages. Classification into the various types (designated histone I, histone II, etc.) is based on the relative amounts of arginine and lysine in each.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Histones" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Histones" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1479 publications over 36 distinct years, with a maximum of 144 publications in 2012
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