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Histones MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Histones
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.687.485
D12.776.660.720.485
D12.776.664.469
Unique ID
D006657
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006657
Annotation
H1, H2a, H2b, H3, etc. go here
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Histone
Histone H1
Histone H1(s)
Histone H2a
Histone H2b
Histone H3
Histone H3.3
Histone H4
Histone H5
Histone H7
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 56
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Histones Preferred
Histone H1(s) Narrower
Histone H2a Narrower
Histone H3.3 Narrower
Histone H4 Narrower
Histone H5 Narrower
Histone H7 Narrower
Histone H2b Narrower
Histone H1 Narrower
Histone H3 Narrower
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