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DNA, Superhelical

"DNA, Superhelical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Circular duplex DNA isolated from viruses, bacteria and mitochondria in supercoiled or supertwisted form. This superhelical DNA is endowed with free energy. During transcription, the magnitude of RNA initiation is proportional to the DNA superhelicity.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "DNA, Superhelical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "DNA, Superhelical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000
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