Also, a nucleic acid sequence
whose 5'-to-3' sequence is identical on each DNA
strand. The sequence is the same when one strand is read left to right and the other strand is read right to left. Recognition site
s of many restriction enzyme
s are palindromic
Based on work I did for the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.