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Chapter 5

Characterization of Nucleic Acid–Metal Ion Binding by Spectroscopic Techniques

The importance of metal ions in the structure and function of nucleic acids is discussed throughout this volume. In addition to obligate counterion condensation about the nucleic acid polyelectrolyte, there is ample evidence that biologically relevant structures are influenced by cations that associ...

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Print publication date
16 Oct 2008
Copyright year
2008
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-195-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-876-3
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences