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Issue 23, 2014
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Long-lived excited states in i-motif DNA studied by picosecond time-resolved IR spectroscopy

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Abstract

The transient IR absorption spectrum for UV-excited i-motif DNA is reported for the first time and found to possess complex dynamics pointing to multiple decay processes, including possible charge transfer between packed hemi-protonated C bases.

Graphical abstract: Long-lived excited states in i-motif DNA studied by picosecond time-resolved IR spectroscopy

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The article was received on 30 Aug 2013, accepted on 18 Sep 2013 and first published on 18 Sep 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46594B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 2990-2992
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    Long-lived excited states in i-motif DNA studied by picosecond time-resolved IR spectroscopy

    P. M. Keane, M. Wojdyla, G. W. Doorley, J. M. Kelly, A. W. Parker, I. P. Clark, G. M. Greetham, M. Towrie, L. M. Magno and S. J. Quinn, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 2990
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46594B

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