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Exploiting anthracene photodimerization within peptides: light induced sequence-selective DNA binding

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The unprecedented use of anthracene photodimerization within a protein or peptide system is explored through its incorporation into a DNA-binding peptide, derived from the GCN4 transcription factor. This study demonstrates an effective and dynamic interplay between a photoreaction and a peptide–DNA assembly, with each process able to exert control over the other.

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The article was received on 23 Feb 2015, accepted on 07 Apr 2015 and first published on 07 Apr 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01618E
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Citation: Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 8130-8133
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    Exploiting anthracene photodimerization within peptides: light induced sequence-selective DNA binding

    G. A. Bullen, J. H. R. Tucker and A. F. A. Peacock, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8130
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01618E

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