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superhelix

[soo-per-hee-liks] /ˈsu pərˌhi lɪks/
noun, plural superhelices
[soo-per-hel-uh-seez] /ˈsu pərˌhɛl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA),
superhelixes. Biochemistry
1.
a coil formed by intertwined helical DNA or by protein chains.
Also called supercoil.
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superhelical
[soo-per-hel-i-kuh l, -hee-li-] /ˌsu pərˈhɛl ɪ kəl, -ˈhi lɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
superhelicity
[soo-per-huh-lis-i-tee] /ˌsu pər həˈlɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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