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antiparallel


antiparallel

adj an·ti·par·al·lel
\ˌant-i-ˈpar-ə-ˌlel, ˌan-ˌtī-, -ləl\

Definition of ANTIPARALLEL

:  parallel but oppositely directed or oriented <two antiparallel chains of nucleotides comprise DNA>
February 27, 2015
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