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Chapter 6

DNA Junctions and their Interaction with Resolving Enzymes

The four-way junction in DNA (a 4H junction1) is a branchpoint in which four double-helical segments are connected by the covalent continuity of the four component strands. The four-way DNA junction is the central intermediate in homologous genetic recombination (the Holliday junction),2–5 and the t...
Print publication date: 22 Apr 2008
Copyright year: 2008
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-272-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-826-8
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences