Unwinding

  • (adj): Unwinding from or as if from a reel.
    Example: "A long unwinding silk cocoon"
    Synonyms: unreeling

Some articles on unwinding:

Function - Active and Passive Helicases
... Because of this significant activation barrier, its unwinding progression is largely affected by the sequence of nucleic acids within the molecule to unwind, and the ... Certain nucleic acid combinations will decrease unwinding rates (i.e ... various destabilizing forces can increase the unwinding rate ...
Intercalation (chemistry) - DNA Intercalation
... DNA must dynamically open a space between its base pairs by unwinding ... The degree of unwinding varies depending on the intercalator for example, ethidium cation (the ionic form of ethidium bromide found in aqueous solution ... This unwinding causes the base pairs to separate, or "rise", creating an opening of about 0.34 nm (3.4 Å) ...
Call Stack - Use - Unwinding
... as Object Pascal) provide exception handling, which also requires unwinding of the stack ... to be executed in specified points on "unwinding" or "rewinding" of the control stack when a continuation is invoked ...
RecBCD - Mechanism of Action
... During unwinding the nuclease in RecB can act in different ways depending on the reaction conditions, notably the ratio of the concentrations of Mg2+ ions and ATP ... Unwinding continues and produces a 3' ss tail with Chi near its terminus ... a Chi site on the 3' ended strand, unwinding pauses and digestion of the 3' tail is reduced ...
RNA Helicases
... around a helicase core, in general, no unwinding activity is observed ... RNA helicases that do exhibit unwinding activity have been characterized by at least two different mechanisms canonical duplex unwinding and local strand separation ... Canonical duplex unwinding is the stepwise directional separation of a duplex strand, as described above, for DNA unwinding ...