double helix


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a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis

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With the UN Financial Action Task Force soon to pay a visit, the double helix is going to take a tighter turn.
That creates a problem because when the genetic replication begins, there is no "opposite end" yet for it to start on and meet the leading strand in the middle - there is just the fork in the double helix where the strands are still being unzippered.
Andrew Pisker, chairman of Cancer Research UK's double helix art installation said: "We're really excited to be launching our DNA inspired London art trail celebrating Francis Crick's incredible scientific achievement and bringing it to life on the streets of London this summer".
The researchers found that multiple Z-P pairs can contribute to a double helix, just as C-G and A-T pairs do, with the same combination of flexibility and rigidity required for natural DNA to function.
The double helix tower twists 90A in total from base to tip, rendering it a moving geometry that morphs its shape depending on which direction it is being viewed from.
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Double Helix is one of a small but growing number of startups that have sprung out of the intersection of entrepreneurship and academic research.
Scientists started to "read" the double helix, to cut and paste it, and to "unzip" it.
A team including researchers from McGill University, Concordia University and the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron have used crystallography to confirm a 50-year-old hypothesis: chains of the nucleotide adenosine monophosphate (AMP) can form a double helix structure.
The remark continues that it looks like a child's slide - personally I see a double helix DNA stuff, George and it mentions that others on the list were actually tasteful compared with this.
The new sweepstakes invites people of all ages across the country to let their imagination bubble by creatively setting their friends, family, pets or themselves in a photo with the L'Oreal double helix showing their connection and commitment to STEM.
Unlike previous technologies, the probe molecule checks both strands of the target double helix for mutations rather than just one, which explains the increased specificity.
Chiral split-ring resonators (SRRs) formed in 3D double helix shape have been proposed as a resonant microwave absorber [13].
Watson's memoir of scientific research The Double Helix has been issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the author, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins' Nobel Prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA.
From the top level of the pedestal, visitors can look up and view the double helix stairs leading through the interior of the Statue to the crown as well as the support system designed by renowned French architect and engineer Gustave Eiffel.