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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/1222
Title: Histone-like proteins of the dinoflagellate Crypthecodinium cohnii have homologies to bacterial DNA-binding proteins
Authors: Wong, Joseph T. Y.
New, D. C.
Wong, J. C. W.
Hung, V. K. L.
Keywords: Dinoflagellates
Histoneless chromosomes
Histone H1 proteins
Crypthecodinium cohnii
Issue Date: 2003
Citation: Eukaryotic cell, v. 2, no. 3, June 2003, p. 646-650
Abstract: The dinoflagellates have very large genomes encoded in permanently condensed and histoneless chromosomes. Sequence alignment identified significant similarity between the dinoflagellate chromosomal histonelike proteins of Crypthecodinium cohnii (HCCs) and the bacterial DNA-binding and the eukaryotic histone H1 proteins. Phylogenetic analysis also supports the origin of the HCCs from histone-like proteins of bacteria.
Rights: Copyright © American Society for Microbiology [Eukaryotic Cell, v. 2, no. 3, June 2003, p. 646-650]
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/1222
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