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base pair

[′bās ‚per]
(cell and molecular biology)
Two nitrogenous bases, one purine and one pyrimidine, that pair in double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid.
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ORBIT proved them right: "For the first time, we've been able to see the single base pair rotations that underlie DNA transcription," Kosuri said.
(3) Seed region with 7 base pairs and starting from positions 1-4, may have one G=U base-pair or one bulge (either of the miRNA or of the 3'UTR) or single non-G=U mismatch in between seed region.
In the present study, in order to elucidate the allicin and its derivatives effect on DNA base pairs, the stable structures and their electronic properties for the complexes of G-C, A-T base pairs, and base pairs bridge with an allicin, (E)-Ajoene, (Z)-Ajoene, and allicin radicals (Figure 3) by using the DFT calculations in vacuum were investigated.
Papua New Guineans inherited a very large duplication of about 225,000 base pairs from Denisovans, an extinct group of hominids related to Neandertals.
lahorensis SSU rRNA consisted of 117 terminal and internal loops and 564 base pairs. The free energy of this structure was -380.71 kcal at 37C.
This finding indicated that Oz:G was more stable than Oz:A upon primer extension; moreover, this difference in base pair stability was consistent with our previous ab initio calculations, which indicated that Oz:G is more stable than Oz:A [8].
We initiated our unnatural base pair studies in 1997, by addressing the base pair problems identified by Benner's group.
"We were delighted to receive his base pair and a letter wishing us the best of luck."
This mild disease that causes arthritis and black urine is due to a single base pair substitution at either the 690th or the 901st position of nucleotides making up the third human chromosome.
Several studies have shown that a 32 base pair deletion in the gene for CCR5 may interfere with the progression of HIV.
For Cas9, each base pair sticks together tightly, like a dab of super glue.
- US-based aptamer discovery and development company Base Pair Biotechnologies, Inc has completed a USD 3.2m series A-3 financing round and the opening of its new 5,000 square foot laboratory and office facility in Pearland, Texas, a Houston suburb, the company said.