Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

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Epigenetic regulation of chromatin structure and gene function by biotin: are biotin requirements being met?


The article presents the study on the epigenetic regulation of chromatin structure and gene function of biotin. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and DNA-binding proteins composes chromatin which inclu...

Biotin basics


The article discusses the health benefits of biotin, a member of the B-complex family of vitamins. Biotin plays an essential role in regulating insulin, blood sugar and in the metabolism of fats ...

A novel, enigmatic histone modification: biotinylation of histones by holocarboxylase synthetase


Holocarboxylase synthetase catalyzes the covalent binding of biotin to histones in humans and other eukaryotes. Eleven biotinylation sites have been identified in histones H2A, H3, and H4. K12-bi...

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