DNA wrapped around an octet of histones makes up the core nucleosome


This model was created by using structural information provided by The Protein Data Bank
H.M. Berman, J. Westbrook, Z. Feng, G. Gilliland, T.N. Bhat, H. Weissig, I.N. Shindyalov, P.E. Bourne:The Protein Data Bank. Nucleic Acids Research, 28pp. 235-242 (2000)

Luger K, Mader AW, Richmond RK, Sargent DF, Richmond TJ.:Crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle at 2.8 A resolution. Nature. 1997 Sep 18;389(6648):251-60

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