Chapter 8. Radical Intermediates during Reductive Electron Transfer through DNA

  1. Marc M. Greenberg
  1. Reji Varghese and
  2. Hans-Achim Wagenknecht

Published Online: 28 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470526279.ch8

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Radical and Radical Ion Reactivity in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

How to Cite

Varghese, R. and Wagenknecht, H.-A. (2009) Radical Intermediates during Reductive Electron Transfer through DNA, 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.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg, Germany

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 intermediates during reductive electron transfer;
  • photochemical assay for reductive electron transfer;
  • DNA-mediated reductive electron transfer via electron hopping over cytosines and thymines

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • γ-Pulse Radiolysis Studies

  • Photochemical Assay for Reductive Electron Transfer and Chemical Trapping

  • Spectroscopic Investigation of Photoinduced Reductive Electron Transfer in DNA

  • Toward DNA Devices for Molecular Electronics: Is M-DNA an Option?

  • Conclusions

  • References