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Ring Stacking and Structure Stabilization

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Ring Stacking and Structure Stabilization Many components in nucleic acids and some in proteins have planar hydrocarbon rings that may carry localized weak charges. These charges are sufficient to maintain solubility in aqueous solutions but the poorly soluble organic rings tend to cluster as
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Unformatted text preview: stacks with their faces adjacent to each other ( Fig. A. ). • Interaction between molecules carrying pi electrons stabilizes conjugated ring structures an • d is known as pi bonding....
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