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Descriptor in English: Histone Code
Descriptor in Spanish: Código de Histonas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Código das Histonas
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 2004
See also the descriptors: Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly MeSH
Genetic Code MeSH
Protein Processing, Post-Translational MeSH
DeCS UI: 38375
Descriptor UI: D042421
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/07/08
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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