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Z-DNA

PDB ID: 2DCG

Certain sequences of DNA can adopt a left-handed helix in high salt conditions, termed Z-DNA. This structure includes a Z-DNA helix six nucleotides long.

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Discussed Structures from DNA
B-form DNA
B-form DNA
B-form DNA
B-form DNA
Z-DNA
Z-DNA
A-DNA
A-DNA
DNA in a nucleosome
DNA in a nucleosome
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Length: 6
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Reference

PDB ID: 2DCG , Pubmed

Molecular structure of a left-handed double helical DNA fragment at atomic resolution.

Wang, A.H., Quigley, G.J., Kolpak, F.J., Crawford, J.L., van Boom, J.H., van der Marel, G., Rich, A.

Journal: (1979) Nature 282: 680-686


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