Chapter 2. Radical Reaction Pathways Initiated by Direct Energy Deposition in DNA by Ionizing Radiation

  1. Marc M. Greenberg
  1. William A. Bernhard

Published Online: 28 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470526279.ch2

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

How to Cite

Bernhard, W. A. (2009) Radical Reaction Pathways Initiated by Direct Energy Deposition in DNA by Ionizing Radiation, in Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry (ed M. M. Greenberg), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470526279.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14472, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series of Reactive Intermediates in Chemistry and Biology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven E. Rokita

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470255582

Online ISBN: 9780470526279

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Keywords:

  • radical reaction pathways and direct energy deposition in DNA by ionizing radiation;
  • radical anions;
  • radical mobility, combination reactions and trapping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Radical Cations

  • Radical Anions

  • Radical Mobility, Combination Reactions, and Trapping

  • Reactions Stemming from Nontrappable Radicals

  • Future Prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References