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DNA Biomechanics

  1. Wilma K. Olson1,
  2. Annankoil R. Srinivasan1,
  3. Andrew V. Colasanti1,
  4. Guohui Zheng1,
  5. David Swigon2

Published Online: 15 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/3527600434.eap668

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

How to Cite

Olson, W. K., Srinivasan, A. R., Colasanti, A. V., Zheng, G. and Swigon, D. 2009. DNA Biomechanics. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2009

First page of article

First page of DNA Biomechanics


  • double-helical DNA;
  • DNA elastic-rod model;
  • nitrogenous bases