A nucleic acid-directed, red light-induced chemical reaction

Annabelle Fülöp, Xiaohua Peng, Marc M. Greenberg, Andriy Mokhir

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The first nucleic acid-directed catalytic photochemical reaction that is induced by nontoxic red light was developed. This reaction is fast, high yielding, sequence specific, and enables one to functionalize an oligonucleotide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5659-5661
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number31
StatePublished - Aug 21 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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