"Rule of thumb" for length of DNA per base pair

Value ~0.333 nm
Organism Generic
Reference "Physical Biology of the Cell", Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev and Julie Theriot (2009). Page 26 table 1.1
Comments "The quantitative rules of thumb in Table 1.1 will serve as the basis of [researchers'] rough numerical estimates that could be carried out using a stick in the sand without reference to books, papers, or tables of data."
Entered by Uri M
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