Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin

Alessandro D'Urso, Andrea E. Holmes, Nina Berova, Milan Balaz, Roberto Purrello

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

For the first time it has been shown by spectroscopic studies such as circular dichroism and UV/Vis that cationic zinc porphyrin serves as a selective spectroscopic sensor that is able to recognize short left-handed Z-DNA tracts embedded in the B-Z-B sequences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3104-3109
Number of pages6
JournalChemistry - An Asian Journal
Volume6
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Nov 4

Fingerprint

Z-Form DNA
Sensors
Circular Dichroism
zinc hematoporphyrin

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

Cite this

D'Urso, Alessandro ; Holmes, Andrea E. ; Berova, Nina ; Balaz, Milan ; Purrello, Roberto. / Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin. In: Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 2011 ; Vol. 6, No. 11. pp. 3104-3109.
@article{c0a2cf2995d14e6795d021098561036b,
title = "Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin",
abstract = "For the first time it has been shown by spectroscopic studies such as circular dichroism and UV/Vis that cationic zinc porphyrin serves as a selective spectroscopic sensor that is able to recognize short left-handed Z-DNA tracts embedded in the B-Z-B sequences.",
author = "Alessandro D'Urso and Holmes, {Andrea E.} and Nina Berova and Milan Balaz and Roberto Purrello",
year = "2011",
month = "11",
day = "4",
doi = "10.1002/asia.201100161",
language = "English",
volume = "6",
pages = "3104--3109",
journal = "Chemistry - An Asian Journal",
issn = "1861-4728",
publisher = "John Wiley and Sons Ltd",
number = "11",

}

Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin. / D'Urso, Alessandro; Holmes, Andrea E.; Berova, Nina; Balaz, Milan; Purrello, Roberto.

In: Chemistry - An Asian Journal, Vol. 6, No. 11, 04.11.2011, p. 3104-3109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin

AU - D'Urso, Alessandro

AU - Holmes, Andrea E.

AU - Berova, Nina

AU - Balaz, Milan

AU - Purrello, Roberto

PY - 2011/11/4

Y1 - 2011/11/4

N2 - For the first time it has been shown by spectroscopic studies such as circular dichroism and UV/Vis that cationic zinc porphyrin serves as a selective spectroscopic sensor that is able to recognize short left-handed Z-DNA tracts embedded in the B-Z-B sequences.

AB - For the first time it has been shown by spectroscopic studies such as circular dichroism and UV/Vis that cationic zinc porphyrin serves as a selective spectroscopic sensor that is able to recognize short left-handed Z-DNA tracts embedded in the B-Z-B sequences.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=80155151059&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=80155151059&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1002/asia.201100161

DO - 10.1002/asia.201100161

M3 - Article

C2 - 21882349

AN - SCOPUS:80155151059

VL - 6

SP - 3104

EP - 3109

JO - Chemistry - An Asian Journal

JF - Chemistry - An Asian Journal

SN - 1861-4728

IS - 11

ER -