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By Yakov M Tseytlin

Advanced Mechanical versions of DNA Elasticity comprises insurance on 17 assorted DNA versions and the function of elasticity in organic features with large references. the unconventional complex helicoidal version defined displays the direct connection among the molecule helix constitution and its particular houses, together with nonlinear gains and transitions. It offers an advent to the nation of the sector of DNA mechanics, recognized and standard types with their brief research, in addition to insurance on experimental equipment and information, the effect of electric, magnetic, ionic stipulations at the endurance size, and dynamics with viscosity impact. It then addresses the necessity to comprehend the character of the non-linear overstretching transition of DNA lower than strength and why DNA has a adverse twist-stretch coupling.

  • Includes insurance of 17 modern versions of DNA mechanics with analysis
  • Provides comparability of DNA and RNA mechanical features
  • Covers advances in experimental thoughts together with AFM, X-ray, and optical tweezers
  • Contains broad references for additional reading

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