overwinding


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overwinding

[¦ō·vər¦wīn·diŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
Supercoiling of a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule in the same direction as that of the winding of the double helix, resulting in increased tension in the two strands of the molecule.
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They result from tighter winding or overwinding of the DNA helix (due to an increase in link) resulting in extra helical twists.
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