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  • adj. Insufficiently wound

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Examples

  • When the spiral-staircase-shaped molecule is too tightly wound or underwound, Top1 clamps itself around DNA, snips apart one of the "railings," allows the DNA molecule to rotate into a more relaxed wound shape and then reattaches the railing.

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