melting temperature

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melting temperature

[′melt·iŋ ‚tem·prə·chər]
(biochemistry)
The temperature at which denaturing occurs for half of the double helices of deoxyribonucleic acid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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