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Histone H1 Regulates Gene Activity Throughout the Cell Cycle
July 1, 2010
A protein that helps pack DNA into the cell nucleus has an important role in regulating gene activity, scientists report. The researchers found that the protein, histone H1, also takes part in the formation of ribosomes, the cellular workbenches on which all proteins are made.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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