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Descriptor English: Histone Code
Descriptor Spanish: Código de Histonas
Descriptor Portuguese: Código das Histonas
Descriptor French: Code histone
Entry term(s): Code, Histone
Histone Mark
Histone Marks
Histone Modifications
Mark, Histone
Marks, Histone
Modifications, Histone
Tree number(s): G02.111.570.060.360
G05.360.360
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042421
Scope note: The specific patterns of changes made to HISTONES, that are involved in assembly, maintenance, and alteration of chromatin structural states (such as EUCHROMATIN and HETEROCHROMATIN). The changes are made by various histone modification processes that include ACETYLATION; METHYLATION; PHOSPHORYLATION; and UBIQUITINATION.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Histones (2000-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
Related: Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly MeSH
Genetic Code MeSH
Protein Processing, Post-Translational MeSH
DeCS ID: 38375
Unique ID: D042421
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2020/02/05
Histone Code - Preferred
Concept UI M0441379
Scope note The specific patterns of changes made to HISTONES, that are involved in assembly, maintenance, and alteration of chromatin structural states (such as EUCHROMATIN and HETEROCHROMATIN). The changes are made by various histone modification processes that include ACETYLATION; METHYLATION; PHOSPHORYLATION; and UBIQUITINATION.
Preferred term Histone Code
Entry term(s) Code, Histone
Histone Mark
Histone Marks
Histone Modifications
Mark, Histone
Marks, Histone
Modifications, Histone



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