Histone H2A

There are seven H2A variants differing considerably in their size. These are coded by seven different genes present on different chromosomes.

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Variants of histone H2A
Variants (UniprotKB recommended name) UniprotKB Accession No. of coding gene(s)
Histone H2A.J or H2A.JA9UMV81 (H2AFJ)
Histone H2A.X or h2A.XD3ZXP31 (H2AFX)
Histone H2A.Z or h2A.ZP0C0S71 (H2AFZ)
Histone H2A.V or h2A.Z2D4AEC01 (H2AFV)
Core histone macro-H2A1 or macroH2A1Q028741 (H2AFY1)
Core histone macro-H2A2 or macroH2A2B1WC281 (H2AFY2)
Histone H2A-Bbd or H2afb3D4ACM01 (H2AFB3)
Histone H2A.P or H2A.PD3ZZR01 (HYPM)