double-stranded DNA


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double-stranded DNA (dsDNA),

a molecule of DNA consisting of two parallel strands joined by hydrogen bonds between complementary purines and pyrimidines; a double helix, the form in which DNA occurs in chromosomes.
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5 h resulted in 23 and 32%, respectively, less double-stranded DNA than in saline-treated cells (Table 2).
In the Brookhaven study, researchers introduced partially rigid, double-stranded DNA, which forces interacting linker segments of DNA to extend away from the gold surface, allowing for more efficient assembly.
The life of phages is discussed in contributions on DNA packaging in double-stranded DNA phages, general aspects of lysogeny, gene regulatory circuitry of phage lambda, regulation of lambda gene expression by transcription termination and antitermination, and phage lysis.
Topo II, a nuclear protein that is essential for normal cellular processes such as replication, binds to double-stranded DNA cutting it to relieve supercoiling.
Chlordecone also raised levels of antibodies to native, double-stranded DNA, another specific marker for SLE.
These ribozymes were synthesized and used as templates in PCR reactions to generate double-stranded DNA.
The small globular lesions, which look like M&M's attached to the skin, are caused by a large double-stranded DNA virus of the poxvirus family.
Single stranded DNA vectors like adeno-associated virus require conversion to a double-stranded DNA form in order for the therapeutic gene of interest to be expressed.
The patient's sampled cheek cell yields up its chromosomes made up of a double-stranded DNA molecule.
Unidirectional pulsed-field electrophoresis of single- and double-stranded DNA in agarose gels: Analytical expression relating mobility and molecular length and their application in the measurement of strand breaks.
Coiled up in each chromosome is a long, double-stranded DNA molecule.