Intranuclear Site of Histone Synthesis

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Science  25 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3639, pp. 1435-1437
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3639.1435


The nucleolus is implicated as a site of synthesis of nuclear basic proteins. Some of these newly synthesized sized proteins derived from the nucleolus have been characterized chemically as histones.