Polymer- and salt-induced toroids of hexagonal DNA.
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- Publisher: Elsevier BV
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...