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What does HB stand for?

HB stands for Hydrogen Bonding

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Hydrogen bonding is of critical importance in biochemistry, ensuring accuracy of DNA replication and transcription of RNA by hydrogen bonding between opposite or complementary bases, as well as forming and stabilizing protein secondary structure (alpha helices and beta sheets) and contributing to protein tertiary and quaternary structure.
Al-Biruni did not know that in ice, each water molecule is typically linked with four others through hydrogen bonding, forming an ordered crystal structure whereas in its liquid state, these hydrogen bonds break and reform on a picosecond time scale, allowing a statistical distribution of the different possible coordinations.