Hypochromism in Dimers
The transition of a nucleic acid from a random coil to a helical configuration is accompanied by a reduction in total integrated intensity in the 2600 A° absorption band. The general shape of the spectrum remains unaltered. This effect is known as hypochromism — it has also been observed in the absorption bands of nucleic acid polymers and polypeptides.
KeywordsOscillator Strength Transition Dipole Induce Dipole Moment Dipole Moment Operator Nucleic Acid Polymer
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