Polymer- and salt-induced toroids of hexagonal DNA.

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Ubbink, J ; Odijk, T (1995)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biophysical Journal, volume 68, issue 1, pages 54-61 (issn: 0006-3495)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/s0006-3495(95)80158-x, pmc: PMC1281660
  • Subject: Research Article | Biophysics
    arxiv: Quantitative Biology::Biomolecules | Physics::Plasma Physics | Condensed Matter::Soft Condensed Matter

A model is proposed for polymer- and salt-induced toroidal condensates of DNA, based on a recent theory of the undulation enhancement of the electrostatic interaction in the bulk hexagonal phase of semiflexible polyions. In a continuum approximation, the thermodynamic p... View more
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