Antiparallel strand | definition of antiparallel strand by Medical dictionary
a macromolecular strand that is oriented in the opposite direction of a neighboring strand.
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This regularity along two long antiparallel strands
leads to the famous, repeating "double helix" structure of DNA familiar to everyone.
The second a-sheet is composed of S5 (Arg161-Tyr163) and S6 (Glu167-Thr169) antiparallel strands