In situ observation of spherical DNA assembly "nucleo-cages" in water and their stabilization by photocrosslinking

Kwonil Kim, Kouzou Masumoto, Kazunori Matsuura, Nobuo Kimizuka

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Abstract

Formation of spherical microstructures from three-way junction DNA is observed in water by confocal laser scanning fluorescence microscopy (CLSM). Photocrosslinking of nucleo-cages by psoralen derivatives is shown to effectively increase their stability against heat and urea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)486-487
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 5 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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