DNA cleavage by a polyethylenimine-appended porphyrin

Hikaru Suenaga, Mamoru Nango, Tadatsugu Sugiyama, Toyota Iwasaki, Yoshito Takeuchi, Seiji Shinkai

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Polyethylenimine (PEI)-appended porphyrin 2 bound DNA more strongly than non-polyethylenimine-appended porphyrins by creation of cationic charges of polyethylenimine and photochemically cleaved a double-stranded DNA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-307
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)


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