Triple helix

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Schematic of triple-stranded DNA.

In geometry, a triple helix (plural triple helices) is a set of three congruent geometrical helices with the same axis, differing by a translation along the axis. As with a single helix, a triple helix may be characterized by its pitch and diameter.

Structures in the form of a triple helix include:

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