Polyelectrolyte-assisted transconformation of a stem-loop DNA

Jie Du, Longliang Wu, Naohiko Shimada, Arihiro Kano, Atsushi Maruyama

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A cationic copolymer triggered dimerization of a self-complementary stem-loop DNA. The dimerization was faster than spontaneous dissociation of the dimer. Reversible transformation between stem-loop and dimer structures was driven by switching on/off copolymer activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-477
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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