Synthetic, Homopolymer Nucleic Acids Structures
Looking back at Figure 6-1 reveals that base-base recognition through hydrogen bonding is not restricted to interactions between complementary bases. Like bases can also associate with themselves in a great variety of arrangements which, although thermodynamically less stable than their complementary counterparts (Section 6.4), have nevertheless been confirmed in many cases by single-crystal studies (192).
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