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Histone H2a

Known as: H2A, HIST1H2A, Histone 2A 
Slightly lysine rich histone. One of four histones assembled into a nucleosomal core octamer. Various posttranslationally modified forms and variants… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Polycomb group (PcG) proteins are transcriptional repressors that control processes ranging from the maintenance of cell fate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Accumulation of repair proteins on damaged chromosomes is required to restore genomic integrity. However, the mechanisms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Polycomb group (PcG) proteins exist in at least two biochemically distinct protein complexes, the EED-EZH2 complex and the PRC1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Histone variants help specialize chromatin regions; however, their impact on transcriptional regulation is largely unknown. Here… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Covalent modification of histones is important in regulating chromatin dynamics and transcription. One example of such… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In many higher organisms, 5%-15% of histone H2A is ubiquitylated at lysine 119 (uH2A). The function of this modification and the… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Histone variants, distinct patterns of posttranslational modifications of histones, and histone tail binding proteins all… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The conserved histone variant H2AZ has an important role in the regulation of gene expression and the establishment of a buffer… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Two of the nucleosomal histone families, H3 and H2A, have highly conserved variants with specialized functions. Recent studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Histone proteins associate with and compact eukaryotic nuclear DNA to form chromatin. The basic unit of chromatin is the… Expand
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