2. Noun. A chemical compound that is not a histone. ¹
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Definition of Nonhistone
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Literary usage of Nonhistone
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1. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"No temporal changes in basic proteins over the 7-d incubation period were observed. Qualitative differences in total nonhistone chromosomal polypeptides in ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In our preparations, the E. coli chromosome is ~ 40 A in diameter. This suggests either that the DNA is combined with some nonhistone proteins in vivo (5) ..."