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DNA twists and flips

DNA can shape itself into many forms to achieve its purposes in life. The crystal structure of the junction between two of its forms provides insight into how DNA might accomplish some of these acrobatics.

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Figure 1: A new twist.

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Sinden, R. DNA twists and flips. Nature 437, 1097–1098 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/4371097a

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