Chargaff rule


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Char·gaff rule

(shahr'gahf'),
in DNA, the number of adenine units equals the number of thymine units; likewise, the number of guanine units equals the number of cytosine units.
[Erwin Chargoff]

Char·gaff rule

(shahr'gahf rūl)
In DNA the number of adenine units equals the number of thymine units; likewise, the number of guanine units equals the number of cytosine units.
[Erwin Chargoff]

Chargaff,

Erwin, Austrian-U.S. biochemist, 1905–.
Chargaff rule - in double-stranded DNA the content of adenine residues equals the number of thymine and the number of cytosine equals the number of guanine.
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