complementary pairs

complementary pairs

The pairs of bases that link together, like the rungs of a ladder, along the length of the DNA molecule. The whole process of DNA replication depends on the fact that, in DNA, adenine can only link to thymine and guanine can only link to cytosine
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Seventeenth century Puritanism was to find a supreme spokesman in prose fiction as well as in poetry; John Milton and John Bunyan, standing at widely different angles of experience, make one of the most interesting complementary pairs in all literature.
Therefore, Cezanne's creation of complementary pairs and series of versions of the same subject was never comprehensively explored.
Chapters 2 and 3 and Chapters 4 and 5 are organized into complementary pairs. In this paired structure, Chapter 2 presents research on the theories and ideas concerning landscapes in the physical environment associated with psychological and mental well-being.
(Another factor here is the eyes' tendency to see colors in complementary pairs, so hues appear warmer or cooler according to what they are placed next to.)
Thinfilm Addressable Memory combines Thinfilm's polymer-based memory technology with Parc's transistor technology using complementary pairs of n-type and p-type transistors to construct the circuits.
According to the company, Thinfilm Addressable Memory combines its polymer-based memory technology with PARC's transistor technology using complementary pairs of n-type and p-type transistors to construct the circuits.
Also, let k be the number o0f complementary pairs of nontrivial strong components determined by F and let N be the number of connected components in [Q.sub.F].
CU members also can take advantage of "enhanced transit times, expedited claims settlements and complementary pairs and sets valuation protection" on broken furniture, said CUcorp in detailing the service offer.
The book's complexity and range are indicated in Turner's comment in the preface: "[M]any of the chapters may be read as complementary pairs. Readers interested in the history of mathematics and early scientific thought in the context of English humanism, for instance, will find Chapters 2 and 3 most relevant; those interested in the history of urbanization and semiotics will wish to turn to Chapters 4 and 6" (ix).
To play expertly one must heed complementary pairs of words consisting of taboo mates.
(However, only half of the ternary complexes, on average, will contain the productive mixture of the 2 complementary pairs of TPP and AzC oligonucleotides, half will contain nonproductive mixtures of 2 TPP oligonucleotides or 2 AzC oligonucleotides.) Titration curves also confirmed that the reaction rate was linearly proportional to PDGF-BB concentration, up to the approximate point of PDGF-BB equivalence.
We also briefly reviewed the theory of complementary pairs: mixing them produces brown, but adjacent complements generate a brilliant visual effect.

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