[his-toh-mawr-fol-uh-jee] /ˌhɪs toʊ mɔrˈfɒl ə dʒi/
[his-toh-mawr-fol-uh-jee] /ˌhɪs toʊ mɔrˈfɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. .
[his-tohn] /ˈhɪs toʊn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a group of five small basic proteins, occurring in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells, that organize DNA strands into nucleosomes by forming molecular complexes around which the DNA winds. /ˈhɪstəʊn/ noun 1. any of a group of basic proteins present in cell nuclei and implicated in the […]
- Histone base
histone base n. The alpha-amino acids arginine, histidine, and lysine that are basic because of their respective side chains of guanidine, imidazole, and an amine group. Also called hexone base.
histonuria his·to·nu·ri·a (hĭs’tō-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. The excretion of histone in the urine.