Hairpin loop

Hairpin loop

An area where single-stranded dna or rna has folded back on itself and nucleotides from the two separate segments have base paired, so that the resulting structure appears as the name describes.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Hairpin_loop&oldid=13249"
First | Previous (Hairpin) | Next (Hairpin loops) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.