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Which histones form the histone octamer in eukaryotic chromatin?

Option: 1

 H1, H2A, H2B, H3

Option: 2

H2A, H2B, H3, H4

Option: 3

H2B, H3, H4, H1


Option: 4

H3, H4, H2A, H2B

Answers (1)


Core histones are H2A, H2B, H3, and H4, where two H3/H4 dimers (H3 and H4 bound together) and two H2A/H2B dimers (these two bound together) form the histone octamer.

Option 2 is the correct answer.

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