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The net electric charge on DNA and histones is:

a. both positive

b. both negative

c. negative and positive, respectively

d. zero

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The answer is the option (c) negative and positive respectively

The negatively charged DNA making a structure called nucleosome wraps around the positively charged histone. This offers a reasonable explanation for the efficient packing of DNA in such a small space inside the nucleus.

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