Hierarchical Self-Assembly of a Biomimetic Light-Harvesting Antenna Based on DNA G-Quadruplexes

Authors

  • Dr. Núria Sancho Oltra,

    1. Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-3634279
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  • Dr. Wesley R. Browne,

    Corresponding author
    1. Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-3634279
    • Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-3634279
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  • Dr. Gerard Roelfes

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    1. Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-3634279
    • Stratingh Institute for Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-3634279
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Abstract

A new modular approach to an artificial light-harvesting antenna system is presented. The approach involves the hierarchical self-assembly of porphyrin acceptor molecules to G-quadruplexes tethered to coumarin donor moieties.

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