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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Nucleic acids

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StatementEdited by Erwin Chargaff [and] J.N. Davidson.
ContributionsDavidson, J. N. joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP551 .C5
The Physical Object
Pagination v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156925M
LC Control Number54011055
OCLC/WorldCa560019

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• Nucleic acids can be denatured by the same conditions that denature proteins. • Depending on the amount of heat added, a double helix may unwind or even separate entirely, forming two single strands of .   Nucleic Acids. A nucleic acid is an organic compound, such as DNA or RNA, that is built of small units nucleotides bind together to form a chain called a nucleic acid DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) consists of two polynucleotide chains. The nucleic acid RNA (ribonucleic acid) consists of just one polynucleotide chain. The book describes the occurrence and biological functions of nucleic acids, their chemical constituents, and catabolism. This text is organized into 14 chapters and begins with a historical overview, from the discovery of the nucleic acids to their isolation and characterization.   The Chemical Biology of Nucleic Acids is an essential compendium of the synthesis of nucleic acids and their biological applications for bioorganic chemists, chemical biologists, medicinal chemists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists.

  Denaturing nucleic acids. Figure - The hyperchromic effect Wikipedia. Like proteins, nucleic acids can be denatured. Forces holding duplexes together include hydrogen bonds between the bases of each strand that, like the hydrogen bonds in .   The book describes the occurrence and biological functions of nucleic acids, their chemical constituents, and catabolism. This text is organized into 14 chapters and begins with a historical overview, from the discovery of the nucleic acids to their isolation and Edition: 1. Chemical aspects of nucleic acids come to the fore in the last third of the book, with description of interactions of small molecules with nucleic acids, protein-nucleic acid interactions and techniques used to analyse nucleic acids. In summary, this book provides an excellent overview of the chemistry and biology of nucleic acids, at a level /5(6). Nucleic Acids. A nucleic acid is an organic compound, such as DNA or RNA, that is built of small units called nucleotides. Many nucleotides bind together to form a chain called a polynucleotide. The nucleic acid DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) consists of two polynucleotide chains.