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Z-DNA

Z-DNA is one of the many possible double helical structures of DNA. [1]

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A-DNA

A-DNA is one of the possible double helical structures which DNA can adopt.

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ADAR

Double-stranded RNA-specific adenosine deaminase is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the ADAR gene (which stands for adenosine deaminase acting on RNA).

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Alexander Rich

Alexander Rich (November 15, 1924 – April 27, 2015) was a biologist and biophysicist.

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Chromosome 22 (human)

Chromosome 22 is one of the 23 pairs of chromosomes in human cells.

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Circular dichroism

Circular dichroism (CD) is dichroism involving circularly polarized light, i.e., the differential absorption of left- and right-handed light.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that carries most of the genetic instructions used in the development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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DNA supercoil

DNA supercoiling refers to the over- or under-winding of a DNA strand, and is an expression of the strain on that strand.

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Ethidium bromide

Ethidium bromide is an intercalating agent commonly used as a fluorescent tag (nucleic acid stain) in molecular biology laboratories for techniques such as agarose gel electrophoresis.

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Genome

In modern molecular biology and genetics, the genome is the genetic material of an organism.

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Intercalation (biochemistry)

In biochemistry, intercalation is the insertion of molecules between the planar bases of DNA.

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Ion

An ion is an atom or a molecule in which the total number of electrons is not equal to the total number of protons, giving the atom or molecule a net positive or negative electrical charge.

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Kinetoplast

A kinetoplast is a network of circular DNA (called kDNA) inside a large mitochondrion that contains many copies of the mitochondrial genome.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Nucleic acid double helix

In molecular biology, the term double helix refers to the structure formed by double-stranded molecules of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Nucleic acid structure

Nucleic acid structure refers to the structure of nucleic acids such as DNA and RNA.

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PH

In chemistry, pH is a numeric scale used to specify the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution.

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Purine

A purine is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound.

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Pyrimidine

Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine.

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Raman spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy (named after Sir C. V. Raman) is a spectroscopic technique used to observe vibrational, rotational, and other low-frequency modes in a system.

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RNA

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a polymeric molecule implicated in various biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes.

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Tracy Camp

Tracy Kay Camp is an American computer scientist noted for her research on wireless networking.

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Transcription (genetics)

Transcription is the first step of gene expression, in which a particular segment of DNA is copied into RNA (mRNA) by the enzyme RNA polymerase.

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Trypanosoma

Trypanosoma is a genus of kinetoplastids (class Kinetoplastida), a monophyletic group of unicellular parasitic flagellate protozoa.

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Vaccinia

Vaccinia virus (VACV or VV) is a large, complex, enveloped virus belonging to the poxvirus family.

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X-ray crystallography

X-ray crystallography is a tool used for identifying the atomic and molecular structure of a crystal, in which the crystalline atoms cause a beam of incident X-rays to diffract into many specific directions.

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Z-RNA

Z-RNA is a left-handed alternative conformation for the RNA double helix.

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ZBP1

Z-DNA-binding protein 1, also known as DNA-dependent activator of IFN-regulatory factors (DAI) and DLM-1, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ZBP1 gene.

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Zuotin

Z-DNA binding protein 1, also known as Zuotin, is a Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast gene.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-DNA

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