Definition of Z-DNA in English:

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Z-DNA

Pronunciation: /ˌzēˌdēˌenˈā/

noun

Biochemistry
DNA in which the double helix has a left-handed rather than the usual right-handed twist and the sugar phosphate backbone follows a zigzag course.
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