Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 21st, 2003
"Histones are abundant nuclear core proteins that are present in all eukararyotes and are responsible for linking chromosomes and packaging them into tight chromatin aggregates," scientists in Germany explained. "The histone H2A, H2B, and H3 genes and a partial sequence of the histone H4 gene from Plasmodium falciparum have been previously identified and share a high level of nucleotide sequence identity."
J.M. Przyborski and colleagues at the Institute of Hygiene in Heidelberg compared "the histone H4 sequence of the human...
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