DNA Hairpins

Ransom Hill Bioscience visla at ix.netcom.com
Tue Dec 2 12:48:51 EST 1997

Dear Tom:

DNA cannot turn through a hairpin loop in less than 5 bases.


In article <6616tq$ii2$1 at usenet.bham.ac.uk>,
	"Tom Burr" <t.burr at bham.ac.uk> wrote:
>I would like to design a DNA oligonucleotide, which will form a stable
>hairpin loop for use in protein binding. I am having trouble finding
>references regarding the number of bases within the loop and how this
>affects stability.
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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