Term Information [More information on histone binding]

Accession
GO:0042393
Name
histone binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
histone-specific chaperone activity
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with a histone, any of a group of water-soluble proteins found in association with the DNA of plant and animal chromosomes. They are involved in the condensation and coiling of chromosomes during cell division and have also been implicated in nonspecific suppression of gene activity. Source: GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0042393 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_generic
goslim_chembl
goslim_yeast
Community
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Ancestors of histone binding (GO:0042393)
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histone binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
histone binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
histone binding [is_a relation] is_a  protein binding (GO:0005515)
Children of histone binding (GO:0042393)
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lysine-acetylated histone binding (GO:0070577) [is_a relation] is_a  histone binding
methylated histone binding (GO:0035064) [is_a relation] is_a  histone binding
nucleosomal histone binding (GO:0031493) [is_a relation] is_a  histone binding
ubiquitinated histone binding (GO:0061649) [is_a relation] is_a  histone binding
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