Duplex and hairpin dimer structures for perylene diimide-oligonucleotide conjugates

Yan Zheng, Hai Long, George C. Schatz, Frederick D. Lewis

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Perylene diimide-oligonucleotide conjugates can form either duplex or hairpin dimer structures, depending upon the choice of oligonucleotide base sequence; we have used a combination of optical spectroscopy and molecular modeling to investigate the structures of the duplex and hairpin dimer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4795-4797
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - Oct 14 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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