Lanthanide ion-mediated hydrolysis of DNA on phosphate bilayer membrane

Nobuo Kimizuka, Eiji Watanabe, Toyoki Kunitake

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Binding of Ce3+ ion onto phosphate bilayer membranes and hydrolysis of plasmid DNA are examined. DNA cleavage is significantly promoted only when a particular phosphate bilayer is used in the liquid crystalline state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-30
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999


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  • Chemistry(all)

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