dna degradation

Vladimir Svetlov vvsvetlov at utmem1.utmem.edu
Sat Dec 14 02:07:08 EST 1996


In article <mobio.18.0011E211 at electriciti.com>, mobio at electriciti.com wrote:

 > Does anyone know if there is a defined temperature which will break the 
 > phosphor diester bond in the nucleic acid chain?
 > Thanks in advance!!

In what medium? Are you talking about thermolysis of dehydrated DNA? If
that's the question there are other bonds in DNA that will "go" before
phophodiester ones...
Regards,
Vlad



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