Introducing a model of pairing based on base pair specific interactions between identical DNA sequences

  title={Introducing a model of pairing based on base pair specific interactions between identical DNA sequences},
  author={Dominic J O' Lee},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter},
  • D. Lee
  • Published 2 November 2017
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
At present, there have been suggested two types of physical mechanism that may facilitate preferential pairing between DNA molecules, with identical or similar base pair texts, without separation of base pairs. One mechanism solely relies on base pair specific patterns of helix distortion being the same on the two molecules, discussed extensively in the past. The other mechanism proposes that there are preferential interactions between base pairs of the same composition. We introduce a model… 



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