melting temperature
(Tm)
The temperature at which double-stranded DNA separates into individual strands; it is dependent on the G 1 C content of the DNA and is used to compare genetic material in microbial taxonomy.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Melting temperature — may refer to: Melting point, the temperature at which a substance changes from solid to liquid state. DNA melting temperature, the temperature at which a DNA double helix dissociates into single strands. This disambiguation page lists articles… …   Wikipedia

  • melting temperature — noun (biology) The temperature at which half the molecules in a nucleic acid solution have undergone thermal denaturation, ie DNA dissociated into single strands • • • Main Entry: ↑melt …   Useful english dictionary

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  • melting temperature — lydymosi temperatūra statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Temperatūra, kurioje kieta kristalinė medžiaga virsta skysčiu. atitikmenys: angl. fusion point; fusion temperature; melting point; melting temperature vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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  • melting temperature — lydymosi temperatūra statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. fusion temperature; melting temperature vok. Schmelzpunkttemperatur, f; Schmelztemperatur, f rus. температура плавления, f pranc. température de fusion, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • melting temperature — (Tm) in molecular biology, the temperature at which half the length of a double stranded nucleic acid becomes single stranded; it is a function of the degree of match or mismatch between the two strands, the percentage of guanine cytosine pairs… …   Medical dictionary

  • melting temperature — (Tm)    The midpoint of the temperature range over which DNA is denatured …   Forensic science glossary

  • melting temperature — Abbreviation: Tm The temperature at which a double stranded DNA molecule denatures into separate single strands. Tm is determined by the length of the molecule and its base composition. DNAs rich in G:C base pairs have higher Tm than A:T rich DNA …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • melting temperature — Смотри температура плавления …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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