Synthesis and spectroscopy of Ru(II)-bridged DNA hairpins

Frederick D. Lewis*, Sara A. Helvoigt, Robert L. Letsinger

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A difunctional Ru(II) complex has been prepared which can be incorporated into synthetic oligonucleotides by means of standard solid-phase methodology and the properties of several oligonucleotide conjugates capable of forming Ru(II)-bridged hairpins have been investigated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 21 1999

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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