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Descriptor English: DNA, B-Form
Descriptor Spanish: ADN Forma B
Descriptor Portuguese: DNA de Forma B
Descriptor French: Forme B de l'ADN
Entry term(s): B-DNA
B-Form DNA
DNA, B Form
Tree number(s): D13.444.308.196
G02.111.570.820.486.142
G05.360.580.121
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059371
Scope note: The most common form of DNA found in nature. It is a right-handed helix with 10 base pairs per turn, a pitch of 0.338 nm per base pair and a helical diameter of 1.9 nm.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Previous Indexing: DNA (1972-2011)
Nucleic Acid Conformation (1972-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012; for DNA, B-FORM see DNA 2004-2011
History Note: 2012; for DNA, B-FORM use DNA 2004-2011
DeCS ID: 54647
Unique ID: D059371
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
DNA, B-Form - Preferred
Concept UI M0392703
Scope note The most common form of DNA found in nature. It is a right-handed helix with 10 base pairs per turn, a pitch of 0.338 nm per base pair and a helical diameter of 1.9 nm.
Preferred term DNA, B-Form
Entry term(s) B-DNA
B-Form DNA
DNA, B Form



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