palindromic DNA

pal·in·drom·ic DNA

a segment of DNA in which the sequence is symmetrical about its midpoint.
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coli system) utilizes proprietary expression vectors harboring palindromic DNA looping to provide tightly controlled gene expression, which can enable very high expression levels.
The model draws on the fact that in other organisms, unstable palindromic DNA sequences are inclined to protrude from the famous DNA double helix in fragile structures called hairpins.