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DNA, Z-Form MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
DNA, Z-Form
Tree Number(s)
D13.444.308.574
G02.111.570.820.486.493
G05.360.580.493
Unique ID
D043542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043542
Scope Note
A left-handed double helix of DNA. Its name derives from its narrow zigzag structure that is the least twisted and thinnest form of DNA. Z-DNA forming regions within the GENOME may play an important role in GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION.
Entry Term(s)
Left-Handed DNA
Z-DNA
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
DNA (1977-2003)
See Also
DNA, A-Form
DNA, C-Form
Public MeSH Note
2004; see DNA 1985-2003
History Note
2004; use DNA 1985-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2015/06/22
DNA, Z-Form Preferred
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