How Are Nucleosomes Formed?

Nucleosomes are the repeating units of chromatin. It is formed by the wrapping of DNA around a histone octamer. Histones are basic proteins and are rich in lysine and arginine residues. Each nucleosome contains around 200 bp of DNA. Nucleosomes appear as beads on strings of chromatin.


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