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hel·i·ces

(hel'i-sēz),
Plural of helix.

helices

(hĕl′ĭ-sēz′, hē′lĭ-)
n.
A plural of helix.

hel·i·ces

(hel'i-sēz)
Plural of helix.

helix

(he'liks) (hel'i-sez?, he'li-) (he'lik-sez) plural.helicesplural.helixes [Gr., helix, (something shaped like a) spiral, coil]
1. A coil or spiral.
2. The margin of the external ear.

Watson-Crick helix

See: Watson-Crick helix
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The four helices are wound on thin cylindrical polyvinylchloride (PVC) dielectric tubing.
A reduction in the helix length and pitch angle effectively shortens the electrical path length of the helices and compensates for the phase error.
Figures 5 and 6 show the relative amplitude and phase of the current distribution along the winding of open-ended and top-loaded helices at 1660.
The new synthetic structures offer a means for studying how natural and lab-made double helices form and bind to other molecules, such as DNA.
Warshaw says the next step is to use fluorescent antibodies to actin and myosin to see whether the protein "contractile units' inside the cell are arranged in twisting helices as well.