• Official Full Name
  • HILS1
  • Background
  • Histones are basic nuclear proteins that are responsible for the nucleosome structure of the chromosomal fiber in eukaryotes. Two molecules of each of the four core histones (H2A, H2B, H3, and H4) form an octamer, around which approximately 146 bp of DNA is wrapped in repeating units, called nucleosomes. The linker histone, H1, interacts with linker DNA between nucleosomes and functions in the compaction of chromatin into higher order structures. This gene is intronless and encodes a member of the histone H1 family. Transcripts from this gene lack polyA tails but instead contain a palindromic termination element. This gene is found in the large histone gene cluster on chromosome 6.
  • Synonyms
  • HIST1H1T; H1FT; H1T; Histone H1t; Testicular H1 histone; HILS1
Source (Host):Mammalian CellsSpecies:Rat
Product nameRecombinant Rat HILS1 Protein

Hils1 Related Articles

Tirmarche, S; Kimura, S; et al. Drosophila Protamine-Like Mst35Ba and Mst35Bb Are Required for Proper Sperm Nuclear Morphology but Are Dispensable for Male Fertility. G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS 4:2241-2245(2014).
Su, YH; Wu, DD; et al. Rapid Evolution of the Mammalian HILS1 Gene and the Nuclear Condensation Process during Mammalian Spermiogenesis. JOURNAL OF GENETICS AND GENOMICS 40:55-59(2013).