BioScience Dictionary

 
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Ot.

Found Denature 12 times.

Displaying results 1 to 10.

1. Coagulation necrosis
As body tissues die, cytoplasm ic protein s become denature d and coagulate. Tissues becomes firm and opaque.

2. Ct value (C0t value)
Concentration of DNA molecules (in mole s) multiplied by time. The value is used to plot the renaturing (complementary single strands of DNA spontaneously forming into a double-stranded molecule) of DNA after it has been denature d (DNA molecule which has been broken into two individual single strands).

3. Denature
To induce structural alterations that disrupt the biological activity of a molecule. Often refers to breaking hydrogen bond s between base pairs in double-stranded nucleic acid molecules to produce in single-stranded polynucleotides or altering the secondary and tertiary structure of a protein , destroying its activity.

4. Denatured protein
A protein that, because of heat or detergent application, has lost its native conformation .

5. DNA annealing
The sticking together ( renaturing ) of complementary single strands of DNA to make a double-stranded DNA after the strands have first been pulled apart ( denature d). This involves forming hydrogen bond s between the base pair s.

6. Fast component
A segment of eukaryotic DNA consisting of highly-repeated nucleotide sequences which, when the entire duplex DNA molecule is denatured (the double-stranded helix comes apart and becomes single strands) and then allowed to renature (the complementary single strands come together to form a helix), will be the first segment to renature.

7. Formamide (HCONH2)
A chemical commonly used to denature nucleic acid s ( DNA or RNA ), which is to separate the two strands of the double-stranded molecule.

8. G loop
A loop of unpaired strands of DNA from the G region of the genome of the bacteriophage . This loop appears after the DNA has been extracted from the bacteriophage, denature d, and then renature d.

9. Guanidine (guanidine hydrochloride)
This compound is a by-product of protein metabolism and is found in urine; the hydrochloride version is used to denature and dissolve proteins.

10. H strand (heavy strand)
The strand of a double-stranded DNA molecule that is more buoyant than the other and floats at the top of a column when the dsDNA is denature d and put in an equilibrium centrifuge .


View web definitions »

Learn more about Denature »  

[an error occurred while processing this directive]