Double Helix

  • (noun): A pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis.
    Example: "The structure of the DNA molecule is a double helix"

Some articles on double helix, double:

Double Helix (disambiguation)
... In geometry, a double helix (plural double helices) is a pair of congruent geometrical helices with the same axis, differing by a translation along the axis ... often used in reference to the nucleic acid double helix, the dominant structure of nucleic acids such as DNA and RNA ... Double helix may also refer to ...
Hoogsteen Base Pair - Chemical Properties
... problem is that DNA can undergo conformational changes that distort the classical double helix ... It has become evident that distortions in the double helix are themselves dependent on base sequence ... can narrow the minor groove of DNA (the narrower of the two grooves in the double helix), thus enhancing local negative electrostatic potentials and creating binding sites for appropriately placed, positively ...
Double Helix Games - History
... Double Helix Games was formed in 2007 via a merger between two Foundation 9 studios, The Collective and Shiny Entertainment ... Double Helix Games cites on their website that the combined development experience totals 20+ years and that it is one of the largest and most experienced game developers in the world ... Double Helix Games also states on their website that they are a developer for all the major home consoles and that they have worked on numerous notable IPs such ...
Erez Lieberman Aiden - Research - Three-dimensional Genome Structure
... Lieberman Aiden was quoted as saying We’ve long known that on a small scale, DNA is a double helix … But if the double helix didn’t fold further, the genome in ... Scientists have not really understood how the double helix folds to fit into the nucleus of a human cell, which is only about a hundredth of a millimeter in ...

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