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Enantioselective Cyclization of Photochromic Dithienylethenes Bound to DNA

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  • Dr. Tamara C. S. Pace,

    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)
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  • Vilhelm Müller,

    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)
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  • Dr. Shiming Li,

    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)
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  • Prof. Dr. Per Lincoln,

    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)
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  • Prof. Dr. Joakim Andréasson

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)
    • Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg (Sweden)===

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  • This work was supported by the Swedish Research Council (grant 622-2010-280) and the European Research Council (ERC FP7/2007-2013 grant No. 203952).

Abstract

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Guiding light: Enantioselectivity is obtained for the photocyclization of a photochromic dithienylethene when isomerization is carried out in the presence of DNA (see scheme).

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