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Self-complimentary metal complexes containing a DNA base pair

Lookup NU author(s): Clayton Price, Dr Ben Horrocks, Annabelle Mayeux, Dr Mark Elsegood, Emeritus Professor Bill CleggORCiD, Professor Andrew HoultonORCiD


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Hoogsteen base pairing between coordinated adenine (A) and pendant thymine (T) residues of the Pt complex of a dithioether ligand bearing A and T groups results in the formation of infinite chains in the solid state (see picture). The chains are further involved in π-π stacking interactions.

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Author(s): Elsegood MRJ; Horrocks BR; Mayeux A; Clegg W; Houlton A; Price C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Angewandte Chemie: International Edition

Year: 2002

Volume: 41

Issue: 6

Pages: 1047-1049

ISSN (print): 1433-7851

ISSN (electronic): 1521-3773

Publisher: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA


DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20020315)41:6<1047::AID-ANIE1047>3.0.CO;2-J

PubMed id: 12491308


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