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A figure of toroidal shape.
- ‘Polyamines also induce the collapse of isolated long DNA chains from dilute solutions with formation of toroids showing a local hexagonal packing of DNA.’
- ‘There's a particularly good 3D Objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectangles cones, pyramids, toroids and more effortlessly.’
- ‘Here we examine this in detail, first looking at the case of a circular toroid deformed into an ellipse.’
- ‘Nectary tissue volume was calculated with the non-circular section toroids ' formula: V = 2 sr, where s = nectary sectional area and r = nectary radius measured from the sections' centre of gravity (n = 4 flowers per species).’
- ‘A toroid generated by a circle; a surface having the shape of a doughnut.’
- ‘We then look at the case of a toroid compressed in the plane of the toroid.’
- ‘By contrast, the central region of Macrobdella Hb contains a hexagonal toroid at a resolution of 4 nm.’
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