Supramolecular Organization in Calf-Thymus DNA Solutions under Flow in Dependence with DNA Concentration

@article{BravoAnaya2017SupramolecularOI,
  title={Supramolecular Organization in Calf-Thymus DNA Solutions under Flow in Dependence with DNA Concentration},
  author={L. M. Bravo-Anaya and E. R. Mac{\'i}as and J. H. P{\'e}rez-L{\'o}pez and H. Galliard and D. Roux and G. Landazuri and F. C. Ramos and M. Rinaudo and F. Pignon and J. Soltero},
  journal={Macromolecules},
  year={2017},
  volume={50},
  pages={8245-8257}
}
DNA dynamics and flow properties are of great importance for understanding its functions. DNA is a semiflexible polymer chain characterized by having a large persistence length of around 50 nm and high charge density; DNA chains are interacting efficiently at high concentrations, in dependence of the ionic concentration. In relation with DNA molecular characteristics, it is also known that DNA solutions are able to form liquid crystalline phases over a critical polymer concentration. In this… Expand
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