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Bacterial histones unveiled

Computational, molecular and structural analyses reveal the presence of bacterial histones that bind DNA to form dense, DNA-enveloping fibres in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus.

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Fig. 1: Comparison of DNA organization by histones in different organisms.

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Pani, B., Nudler, E. Bacterial histones unveiled. Nat Microbiol 8, 1939–1941 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-023-01509-5

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