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The Electric Potential of the Tissue Fluids of Living Organisms as a Possible Epigenetic Factor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017, Pages: 159-164
Received: Jun. 8, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 22, 2017; Published: Jul. 24, 2017
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Yuri Pivovarenko, Research and Training Centre ‘Physical and Chemical Materials Science’ Under NAS of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
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It is shown that the state and properties of aqueous DNA depend on the electric potential of the surrounding water. It is particularly shown that water with a positive potential much more actively hydrates DNA than water with negative potential. Since the electric potential of tissue fluids determines the degree of hydration of DNA, i.e. its state, it can be considered as an epigenetic factor.
DNA, UV Spectra, UV Absorbance, Epigenetic
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Yuri Pivovarenko, The Electric Potential of the Tissue Fluids of Living Organisms as a Possible Epigenetic Factor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2017, pp. 159-164. doi: 10.11648/j.cbe.20170203.15
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