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Which of the following is not true of the N terminal tail of these histones? The core histones are small, basic proteins that have a globular domain at the C-terminus and a long extended conformation at the N-terminus.  



A. It is subject to a covalent modifications
B. It extends out of the nucleosome core
C. It binds to DNA in a sequence-specific manner
D. It helps DNA pack tightly
E. It contains lysine residues

This question is part of Cellular Biology Test 1
Asked by Ekanye, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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W. Kaye

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W. Kaye, Ex-Marine, Post Graduate, Chapel Hill

Answered Mar 07, 2019

The answer to this question is option C
Histones are rich in the amino acids lysine and arginine. H1 binds to the nucleosome and to “linker DNA,” stabilizing the chromatin...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 14, 2017

It binds to DNA in a sequence-specific manner
 

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