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

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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.

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

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The article was received on 03 Sep 2012, accepted on 08 Oct 2012 and first published on 08 Oct 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36428J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 12165-12167
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    A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA

    H. V. Nguyen, Z. Zhao, A. Sallustrau, S. L. Horswell, L. Male, A. Mulas and J. H. R. Tucker, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 12165
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36428J

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