helix-coil transitionmedical dictionary

<molecular biology> A change in the structure of a nucleic acid or protein molecule from a highly ordered, complex structure to a random, chaotic structure. Also means that the protein or nucleic acid becomes denatured.

(09 Oct 1997)

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