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Nucleosomes-Study Questions 2019 1. What are the four components of chromatin? The four components of chromatin are DNA, RNA, histone proteins, and nonhistone proteins . 2. What is the DNA between adjacent nucleosomes called? The DNA between adjacent nucleosomes is called nucleosomal linker. 3. What are the 5 major histone proteins in eukaryotes? Which is associated with linker DNA? The 5 major histone proteins in eukaryotes are H1, H2A, H2B, H3, and H4. H1 is associated with linker DNA. 4. What are the characteristics of histone proteins? The characteristics of histone chromosomal proteins are that they are basic (pH) in nature and are associated with the acidic DNA backbone in the chromatin. 5. Define: nuclease. A nuclease is an enzyme that breaks down DNA or RNA. 6. What does it mean to say that the four nucleosomal histones are the most highly conserved proteins known? Histone nucleosomal proteins are the most highly conserved proteins known,
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