Well protected: Porphyrins act as a molecular cap (see picture) to selectively stabilize a non-self-complementary non-Watson-Crick DNA structure through additional hydrophobic interactions. At the same time, these porphyrins serve as an efficient internal sensor of the newly formed secondary structure. (Chemical Equation Presented).
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2006 May 19|
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