An anticancer drug to probe non-specific protein-DNA interactions

Abhigyan Sengupta, Raj Kumar Koninti, Krishna Gavvala, Nirmalya Ballav, Partha Hazra

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A visible fluorescence switch of an eminent anti-carcinogen, ellipticine has been used to probe non-specific protein-DNA interaction. The unique pattern of protein-DNA complexation is depicted for the first time through field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) images and spectroscopic techniques. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3914-3917
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Mar 7 2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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