Vol.4 No.2 (April 2014)
Z-DNA and Human Diseases
Z-DNA structure was found by Rich et al. in 1979. Being different from the common B-DNA structure, Z-DNA has its own special conformation and biological functions, and the research on Z-DNA arrests more and more attentions in the recent years. It has been reported that Z-DNA plays important roles in gene regulation, tumor pathogenesis and viral infections.
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