Raman spectroscopy of DNA-metal complexes. I. Interactions and conformational effects of the divalent cations: Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Mn, Co, Ni, Cu, Pd, and Cd

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Duguid, J.; Bloomfield, V.A.; Benevides, J.; Thomas Jr, G.J.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biophysical Journal,volume 65,issue 5,pages1,916-1,928 (issn: 0006-3495)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC1225927, doi: 10.1016/s0006-3495(93)81263-3
  • Subject: Research Article | Biophysics
    mesheuropmc: inorganic chemicals

Interactions of divalent metal cations (Mg2+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Sr2+, Mn2+, Co2+, Ni2+, Cu2+, Pd2+, and Cd2+) with DNA have been investigated by laser Raman spectroscopy. Both genomic calf-thymus DNA (> 23 kilobase pairs) and mononucleosomal fragments (160 base pairs) were em... View more
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