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Descriptor in English: DNA, Z-Form
Descriptor in Spanish: ADN de Forma Z
Descriptor in Portuguese: DNA Forma Z
Descriptor in French: Forme Z de l'ADN
Entry term(s): DNA, Left-Handed
DNA, Z Form
Left Handed DNA
Left-Handed DNA
Z-DNA
Z-Form DNA
Tree number(s): D13.444.308.574
G02.111.570.820.486.493
G05.360.580.493
Scope note: A left-handed double helix of DNA. Its name derives from its narrow zigzag structure that is the least twisted and thinnest form of DNA. Z-DNA forming regions within the GENOME may play an important role in GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
History Note: 2004; use DNA 1985-2003
See also the descriptors: DNA, A-Form MeSH
DNA, C-Form MeSH
DeCS UI: 38319
Descriptor UI: D043542
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
DNA, Z-Form - Preferred
Concept UI M0006646
Scope note A left-handed double helix of DNA. Its name derives from its narrow zigzag structure that is the least twisted and thinnest form of DNA. Z-DNA forming regions within the GENOME may play an important role in GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION.
Preferred term DNA, Z-Form
Entry term(s) DNA, Left-Handed
DNA, Z Form
Left Handed DNA
Left-Handed DNA
Z-DNA
Z-Form DNA



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