# Unzipping of DNA with correlated base sequence.

@article{Allahverdyan2004UnzippingOD, title={Unzipping of DNA with correlated base sequence.}, author={Armen E. Allahverdyan and Zh. S. Gevorkian and Chin-Kun Hu and Ming-Chya Wu}, journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics}, year={2004}, volume={69 6 Pt 1}, pages={ 061908 } }

We consider force-induced unzipping transition for a heterogeneous DNA model with a correlated base sequence. Both finite-range and long-range correlated situations are considered. It is shown that finite-range correlations increase stability of DNA with respect to the external unzipping force. Due to long-range correlations the number of unzipped base pairs displays two widely different scenarios depending on the details of the base sequence: either there is no unzipping phase transition at…

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