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Linking Number: A Topological Feature of DNA

Team Genetic Education 01/08/2018 No Comments All articles, DNA topology, Explore , , , , ,

  Linking number is a topological property of DNA. Linking number is a sum of twists and writhes. The numbers of time one strand of DNA turned around another strand is called as a twist while inter-coiling of the double helix is termed as a writhe. In short, writhe is a number of a time […]

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