Chapter 6. Reactivity of 5-Halopyrimidines in Nucleic Acids

  1. Marc M. Greenberg
  1. Ryu Tashiro1 and
  2. Hiroshi Sugiyama2

Published Online: 28 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470526279.ch6

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

How to Cite

Tashiro, R. and Sugiyama, H. (2009) Reactivity of 5-Halopyrimidines in Nucleic Acids, 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.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Suzuka University of Medical Science, Mie 513-8670, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan

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:

  • reactivity of 5-halopyrimidines in nucleic acids;
  • DNA structure elucidation using 5-halouracil photoreaction;
  • electron transfer between protein and DNA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Elucidation of DNA Structure Using the 5-Halouracil Photoreaction

  • Photoreaction of 5-Halouracil for Detection of DNA-Mediated Electron Transfer

  • Conclusions

  • References