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antiparallel

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Adjective

antiparallel

  1. (mathematics) of vectors, parallel but of opposite direction
  2. (biochemistry) describing the orientations of the two strands of DNA
  3. (biochemistry) describing two beta strands comprising a protein's secondary structure that are aligned and hydrogen bonded but the vector describing the amino- and carboxy-terminal ends of each strand are oriented 180° relative to one another.

Translations

parallel of opposite direction

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