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unzip

(tool, compression)
To extract files from an archive created with PKWare's PKZIP archiver.

unzip

(tool, compression)
A program to list, test, or extract files from a ZIP archive, commonly found on MS-DOS systems. zip, creates ZIP archives; both programs are compatible with archives created by PKWARE's PKZIP and PKUNZIP for MS-DOS.

unzip

To decompress a file in the .ZIP file format. See Zip file.
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These molecules were used for DNA unzipping studies using 2-nm solid-state nanopores fabricated in our laboratory.
Our unique experimental geometry bridges combine 2 powerful single-molecule methods, nanopore-based DNA unzipping and optical detection using TIRF microscopy.
Acknowledgments: We acknowledge Meni Wanunu and Ben McNally for help in nanopore fabrication, Jerome Mathe for DNA unzipping data using protein pore, and Preben Lexow of LingVitae AS for stimulating discussions.
Unzipping kinetics of double-stranded DNA in a nanopore.
The Windows 95 version of WinZip has convenient built-in wizards--software help agents that lead a user through the zipping and unzipping process.
The unzipping action can start on the end or in the middle, but the result is the same - the tubes turn into flat, straight-edged, water-soluble ribbons of graphene.
According to Tour, nearly all of the nanotubes subjected to unzipping turn into graphene ribbons, and the basic process is the same for single or multiwalled tubes.
And she stunned the audience by unzipping her low-cut jacket and thrusting out her cleavage.
Base flipping, muses Roberts, "looks as though it is step one of unzipping a helix."
The amorous pair had been given special on-stage seats to create more atmosphere at wacky musical Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens but ended up the main attraction as they started unzipping each others clothes.
They used enzymes to chop up the DNA, and they split the pieces from each set of chromosomes down the middle as though unzipping a zipper.
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