Chapter 8. Building Blocks of Nucleic Acid Nanostructures: Unfolding Thermodynamics of Intramolecular DNA Complexes

  1. Dr. Vinod Labhasetwar Ph.D. staff scientist postdoctoral fellow faculty member associate professor professor2 and
  2. Dr. Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky Ph.D. associate professor3
  1. Luis A. Marky,
  2. Souvik Maiti,
  3. Chris Olsen,
  4. Ronald Shikiya,
  5. Sarah E. Johnson,
  6. Mahima Kaushik and
  7. Irine Khutsishvili

Published Online: 3 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch8

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

How to Cite

Marky, L. A., Maiti, S., Olsen, C., Shikiya, R., Johnson, S. E., Kaushik, M. and Khutsishvili, I. (2007) Building Blocks of Nucleic Acid Nanostructures: Unfolding Thermodynamics of Intramolecular DNA Complexes, in Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology (eds V. Labhasetwar and D. L. Leslie-Pelecky), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials Nanoscience and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722427

Online ISBN: 9780470152928

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Keywords:

  • nucleic acid nanostructure building blocks;
  • DNA duplex containing loops melting behavior;
  • G-quadruplexes melting behavio

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Melting Behavior of DNA Duplexes Containing Loops

  • Unfolding Thermodynamics of Intramolecular DNA Triplexes

  • DNA Complexes Containing Triplex and Duplex Motifs

  • Melting Behavior of G-Quadruplexes

  • Unfolding Thermodynamics of C-Quadruplexes or i-Motifs

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References