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Histones are alkaline (basic pH) proteins. They are found inside the nucleus of eukaryotic cells. Their purpose is to package DNA into structural units called nucleosomes. They are the main proteins in chromatin (a combination of DNA and protein), which makes up the contents of a cell nucleus.
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