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a form of DNA in which the helix is right handed and the overall appearance is short and broad.
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A DNADNA which is structurally similar to B- and Z-DNA, has a right-handed helical structure, but is shorter, more compact and occurs only in dehydated DNA samples. It is one of several double-helical forms of DNA, which can also be assumed by DNA-RNA hybrid helices and by regions of double-stranded RNA.
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A-DNAa configuration of DNA in which the helix is right-handed and there is a complete turn about every 11th NUCLEOTIDE. See DNA STRUCTURE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005