Stretching chimeric DNA: a test for the putative S-form.


Double-stranded DNA "overstretches" at a pulling force of about 65 pN, increasing in length by a factor of 1.7. The nature of the overstretched state is unknown, despite its considerable importance for DNA's biological function and technological application. Overstretching is thought by some to be a force-induced denaturation and by others to consist of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1063/1.3009266


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@article{Whitelam2008StretchingCD, title={Stretching chimeric DNA: a test for the putative S-form.}, author={Stephen Whitelam and Sander Pronk and Phillip L. Geissler}, journal={The Journal of chemical physics}, year={2008}, volume={129 20}, pages={205101} }