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Summary Expression Gene Literature (5) GO Terms (0) Nucleotides (12) Proteins (6) Interactants (1) Wiki
ECB-GENEPAGE-23039383
Gene Symbol :
h2a.z
Symbol Status : Provisional


Gene Name :
h2a.z variant histone
Name Status : Provisional


Synonyms:
SPU_024890 , SPU_026501 , Sp-Unk_41 , Sp-HH2az , histone H2 A.F/Z , H2A.F/Z [+] ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
Variant histone H2A which replaces conventional H2A in a subset of nucleosomes. Nucleosomes wrap and compact DNA into chromatin, limiting DNA accessibility to the cellular machineries which require DNA as a template. Histones thereby play a central role in transcription regulation, DNA repair, DNA replication and chromosomal stability. DNA accessibility is regulated via a complex set of post-translational modifications of histones, also called histone code, and nucleosome remodeling. May be involved in the

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