double-stranded love



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  • adjective Having two strands


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  • The "Dra" bit refers to a telltale sign of viral infection—double-stranded RNA molecules—while the "co" bit concerns the mechanism by which a cell commits suicide if so infected.

    Modifying Mother Nature to Kill Nasty Viruses

  • When Watson saw the photographs, he realized that DNA is a double-stranded helix and the two were able to complete the model.

    Rosalind Franklin's Research Led to Discovery of DNA Structure

  • I myself tried to find a double-stranded RNA specific of the Rous sarcoma virus, a virus able to infect and transform chick embryo cells.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • I indeed isolated double-stranded RNA sequences, but they were of cellular origin and existed at the same level in non-infected cells!

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • Scientists are reporting evidence that contrary to our current beliefs about what is possible, intact double-stranded DNA has the “amazing” ability to recognize similarities in other DNA strands from a distance.


  • I started with the foot and mouth virus and then, in Kingsley Sanders 'laboratory at Carshalton near London, I was proud to identify for the first time an infectious double-stranded RNA from cells infected with the murine encephalomyocarditis virus, a small single-stranded RNA virus.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • Human papilloma virus has circular, double-stranded DNA, protected by capsid proteins.

    The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Illustrated Presentation

  • The authors of the new study carried out a series of experiments in order to test the theory, first developed in 2001 by two members of this team, that long pieces of identical double-stranded DNA could identify each other merely as a result of complementary patterns of electrical charges which they both carry.

    2008 January - Telic Thoughts

  • This resulted in unusually stable, double-stranded structures resembling natural DNA.

    Creating Alien Life on Earth « Isegoria

  • It starts by heating the samples, splitting the double-stranded DNA into two single strands.

    DIY DNA: One Father's Attempt to Hack His Daughter's Genetic Code


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