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...

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