Tag: Supercoiling

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Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, research shows

September 28, 2021

Via: The Medical News

When people think of DNA, they visualize a string-like double helix structure. In reality, the DNA double helix in cells is supercoiled and constrained into loops. This supercoiling and looping are known to influence every aspect of DNA activity, but […]