Definitions for "Histones"
Proteins that are physically associated with DNA and are largely responsible for the structural organization of chromosomes.
(Greek, histos = web) One of a set of small, positively charged proteins that bind to DNA in eukaryotic cells. (More? DNA Notes)
A family of small, highly conserved basic proteins, found in the chromatin of all eukaryotic cells, that associate with DNA in the nucleosome.