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A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA

Nguyen, Huy V; Zhao, Zheng-yun; Sallustrau, Antoine; Horswell, Sarah L; Male, Louise; Mulas, Andrea; Tucker, James H R

Authors

Huy V Nguyen

Zheng-yun Zhao

Antoine Sallustrau

Sarah L Horswell

Louise Male

Andrea Mulas

James H R Tucker



Abstract

The design, synthesis and electrochemical behaviour of an oligomer consisting of linked thymine-functionalised ferrocene units are reported, which, as a so-called form of ferrocene nucleic acid (FcNA), acts as a structural mimic of DNA.

Citation

Nguyen, H. V., Zhao, Z., Sallustrau, A., Horswell, S. L., Male, L., Mulas, A., & Tucker, J. H. R. (2012). A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA. Chemical Communications, 48, 12165. https://doi.org/10.1039/C2CC36428J

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2012
Deposit Date Apr 10, 2014
Print ISSN 1359-7345
Electronic ISSN 1364-548X
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 48
Pages 12165
DOI https://doi.org/10.1039/C2CC36428J
Keywords ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer; DNA;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6769
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2CC36428J



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