DNA structure

Bowater, R (2003) DNA structure. Encyclopedia of Human Genetics.

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Abstract

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a polymer of nucleotides. In the cell, DNA usually adopts a double-stranded helical form, with complementary base-pairing holding the two strands together. The most stable conformation is called B-form DNA, although other structures can occur under specific conditions.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 13:37
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 20:27
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/671
DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0006002

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