Analysis of Assemblies with Large Defect Concentrations with Special Application to Theory of Denaturation of Copolymeric DNA

  • Elliott W. Montroll
  • Lee-Po Yu


The aim of this paper is to present a formalism for the investigation of certain properties of periodic lattices with finite defect concentrations and to apply the general technique to the theory of denaturation of the linear chain Ising-like model of DNA.1


Partition Function Melting Curve Double Helix Defect Concentration Melting Curf 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elliott W. Montroll
    • 1
  • Lee-Po Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.University of RochesterUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandUSA

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