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Configuration

(Science: chemistry) The three-dimensional arrangement of an organic molecule that is caused by: double bonds that prevent free rotation, or chiral centres that haveside groups arranged around them in a particular order.

a configurational isomer cannot be turned into another configuration without breaking covalent bonds.


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Re: Lipid Bilayers vs Micelles

... heads to make a continuous, unbroken surface. The simplest way for phospholipids to "hide" their hydrophobic tails is the lipid bilayer configuration. Hopefully that helps anyone who stumbles across this board in the future.

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by squillss
Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:34 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lipid Bilayers vs Micelles
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Re: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

Nice question :) Unfortunately, 3D picture would not help here. I was thinking, why couldn't DNA anneal in parallel configuration after denaturation in vitro . The answer is pretty simple - because it is not capable to do so. Look on this picture http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/BasePairing.gif ...

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by keetner
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:07 pm
 
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Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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Re: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

Nice question :) Unfortunately, 3D picture would not help here. I was thinking, why couldn't DNA anneal in parallel configuration after denaturation in vitro . The answer is pretty simple - because it is not capable to do so. Look on this picture http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/BasePairing.gif ...

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by JackBean
Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:01 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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Re: Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP

... inherited his ggb1 allele from his mother. Using the Genotype of this man, and only considering chromosomes #1, X, and Y, draw the correct configuration of chromosomes for Metaphase of Mitosis and one possibility for Metaphase of Meiosis 1. Shade in the paternal chromosomes and label the ...

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by david23
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:03 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP
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Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP

... inherited his ggb1 allele from his mother. Using the Genotype of this man, and only considering chromosomes #1, X, and Y, draw the correct configuration of chromosomes for Metaphase of Mitosis and one possibility for Metaphase of Meiosis 1. Shade in the paternal chromosomes and label the ...

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by els09011
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:09 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP
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