Advances in the Photochemistry of Nucleic Acid Derivatives

  1. W. Albert Noyes Jr.2,
  2. Georges S. Hammond3 and
  3. J. N. Pitts Jr.4
  1. John G. Burr

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133361.ch3

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 6

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 6

How to Cite

Burr, J. G. (1968) Advances in the Photochemistry of Nucleic Acid Derivatives, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 6 (eds W. A. Noyes, G. S. Hammond and J. N. Pitts), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133361.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California

Author Information

  1. Biosciences Group, North American Aviation Science Center, Thousand Oaks, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1968

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470651681

Online ISBN: 9780470133361

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Keywords:

  • pyrimidines;
  • polynucleotides;
  • dinucleotides;
  • photodimer formation;
  • photohydration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pyrimidine Dimers

  • Water Addition Products of the Pyrimidines

  • Thymine, Thymidine, and Thymidylic Acids

  • Uracil, Uridine, and Uridylic Acids

  • Cytosine, Cytidine, and Cytidylic Acids

  • Cytosine Derivatives

  • 1,3-Dimethyluracil

  • 5-Bromouracil and 1,3-Dimethyl-5-Bromouracil

  • 5-Fluorouracil Derivatives

  • Dinucleotides

  • Polynucleotides

  • Nucleic Acids and Biological Organisms

  • Mechanisms for Photohydration and Photodimer Formation

  • Photodynamic Action and the Photochemistry of the Purine Bases

  • The Action of Ionizing Radiation on Nucleic Acid Derivatives

  • Glossary