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

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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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Submitted
03 Sep 2012
Accepted
08 Oct 2012
First published
08 Oct 2012

Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 12165-12167
Article type
Communication

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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