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DNA, Cruciform MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
DNA, Cruciform
Tree Number(s)
D13.444.308.295
G02.111.570.820.486.325
G05.360.580.325
Unique ID
D045566
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045566
Scope Note
A cross-shaped DNA structure that can be observed under the electron microscope. It is formed by the incomplete exchange of strands between two double-stranded helices or by complementary INVERTED REPEAT SEQUENCES that refold into hairpin loops on opposite strands across from each other.
Entry Term(s)
Cruciform DNA
DNA Cruciforms
Holliday Junction DNA
Holliday Junctions
Registry Number
0
See Also
G-Quadruplexes
Holliday Junction Resolvases
Public MeSH Note
2004;
History Note
2004;
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2015/06/22
DNA, Cruciform Preferred
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