4 edition of DNA structures found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||edited by David M.J. Lilley, James E. Dahlberg.|
|Series||Methods in enzymology -- v. 211, 212.|
|Contributions||Lilley, David M. J. 1948-, Dahlberg, James.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|ISBN 10||0121821129, 0121821137|
DNA Structure: A-, B- and Z-DNA Helix Families David W Ussery,Danish Technical University, Lyngby, Denmark There are three major families of DNA helices: A-DNA, B-DNA and Z-DNA. The helical structure of DNA is variable and depends on the sequence as well as the environment. Introduction Pictures of the double helix of deoxyribonucleic acid. This book contains the papers which were presented at the First Gulf Shores Symposium on Unusual DNA Structures. The meeting was held April , , in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Averitable explosion has taken place in recent years regarding our understanding of unusual DNA structures. This symposium was dedicated to enhancing our understanding of the biology and chemistry of these .
DNA forms There are several forms of DNA double helices. The most common is the B-DNA. In every B-DNA cycle there are 10 base pairs; the distance between successive bases along the molecule axis is about Å. In dehydrated environments, the DNA may appear as A-DNA. In every A-DNA cycle there are 11 base pairs so. DNA is a long string of these blocks or letters. Each nucleotide consists of a sugar (deoxyribose) bound on one side to a phosphate group and bound on the other side to a nitrogenous base. There are two classes of nitrogen bases called purines (double-ringed structures) and pyrimidines (single-ringed structures). The four bases in DNA's.
This book contains the papers which were presented at the First Gulf Shores Symposium on Unusual DNA Structures. The meeting was held April , , in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Averitable explosion has taken place in recent years regarding our understanding of unusual DNA structures. Learn vital information about drug-DNA interactions from Drug-DNA Interactions: Structures and Spectra, the only comprehensive book written about this tand the types of structural and bonding information that can be obtained using specific physico-chemical methods and discover how to design new drugs that are more effective than current treatments and have fewer side effects.
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It is a popular science book written by well known experts in the field of DNA structure. It is concentrated on fine features of the DNA molecular structure, which play very important role in DNA functioning.
Such issues as DNA bending and DNA winding in the nucleosome particles is covered in significant details. The third edition of Understanding DNA has been entirely revised and updated, and expanded to cover new advances in our understanding.
It explains, step by step, how DNA forms specific structures, the nature of these structures and how they fundamentally affect the Cited by: DNA Structure and Function, a timely and comprehensive resource, is intended for any student or scientist interested in DNA structure and its biological implications.
The book provides a simple yet comprehensive introduction to nearly all aspects of DNA structure. It also explains current ideas on the biological significance of classic and alternative DNA s: 1.
DNA is a long polymer made from repeating units called nucleotides, each of which is usually symbolized by a single letter: either A, T, C, or G.
The structure of DNA is dynamic along its length, being capable of coiling into tight loops and other shapes.
In all species it is composed of two helical chains, bound to each other by hydrogen chains are coiled around the same axis, and. A DNA Molecule Consists of Two Complementary Chains of Nucleotides. A DNA molecule consists of two long polynucleotide chains composed of four types of nucleotide subunits.
Each of these chains is known as a DNA chain, or a DNA en bonds between the base portions of the nucleotides hold the two chains together ().As we saw in Chapter 2 (Panelpp.
), nucleotides are Cited by: 3. The book introduces the reader to the complex mosaic of DNA architecture-the A, B, H, Z, supercoiled, and the cruciform structures of DNA.
The interconversion of these structures, together with the interaction with sequence and/or structure specific proteins provides the basis for the delicate orchestration of the flow of the genetic message. DNA Structure and Function, a timely and comprehensive resource, is intended for any student or scientist interested in DNA structure and its biological book provides a simple yet comprehensive introduction to nearly all aspects of DNA structure.
It also explains current ideas on the biological significance of classic and alternative DNA conformations. A-DNA: It is a right-handed double helix similar to the B-DNA form. Dehydrated DNA takes an A form that protects the DNA during extreme condition such as desiccation. protein binding also removes the solvent from DNA and the DNA takes an A form.
B-DNA: This is the most common DNA conformation and is a right-handed helix. Majority of DNA has a B. To book an appointment, please contact Andrew on below number: Main Contact: Andrew Lill Number: Send Us an Email.
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B-form DNA. The information from the base composition of DNA, the knowledge of dinucleotide structure, and the insight that the X‑ray crystallography suggested a helical periodicity were combined by Watson and Crick in in their proposed model for a double helical structure for DNA.
DNA, organic chemical of complex molecular structure found in all prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. It codes genetic information for the transmission of inherited traits. The structure of DNA was described inleading to further understanding of DNA replication and hereditary control of cellular activities.
Although the DNA structure was not known, the basic building blocks of DNA had been known for many years. The basic elements of DNA had been isolated and determined by partly breaking up purified DNA.
These studies showed that DNA is composed of only four basic molecules called nucleotides, which are identical except that each contains a different nitrogen by: 7. Most DNA is located in the cell nucleus (where it is called nuclear DNA), but a small amount of DNA can also be found in the mitochondria (where it is called mitochondrial DNA or mtDNA).
Mitochondria are structures within cells that convert the energy from food into a form that cells can use. The information in DNA is stored as a code made up. Jsmol: DNA Structure 1. Alternative DNA structures. The links above show the classic dsDNA helix, in which DNA is in the B form.
Other forms of DNA exists, including A-DNA and Z-DNA. Single-stranded sections of DNA can, through intramolecular base-pairing, form stem-loop hairpin structures and quadruplex structures (found at the ends of. The book combines many aspects of DNA nanotechnology, including formation of functional structures based on covalent and non-covalent systems, DNA origami, DNA based switches, DNA machines, and alternative structures and templates.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. There are now over A-DNA crystal structures in the NDB, which provide a very detailed view of this DNA form and the myriad of deviations from canonical ideality (notably in major-groove width) that are possible (Wahl and Sundaralingam, ).It may be thought that there is then little more to learn about A-DNA.
However the capacity of DNA structure to surprise is still apparent. CHAPTER6 The Structures of DNA and RNA T he discovery that DNA is the prime genetic molecule, carrying all the hereditary information within chromosomes, immediately by turning this book upside-down), the double helix looks superﬁcially the same, due to the complementary nature of the two DNA strands.
The space-ﬁlling model of the doubleFile Size: 1MB. The essential structural characteristic of B-DNA is the formation of two grooves, one large (major groove) and one small (minor groove).
There are at least two further, alternative forms of the DNA double helix, Z-DNA and the rare form A-DNA. While B-DNA forms a right-handed helix, Z-DNA shows a left-handed tion: Seller. DNA Structure and Function, a timely and comprehensive resource, is intended for any student or scientist interested in DNA structure and its biological book provides a simple yet comprehensive introduction to nearly all aspects of DNA structure.
It also explains current ideas on the biological significance of classic and alternative DNA by:. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Unusual DNA structures by R.
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