Rapid and highly base selective RNA cleavage by a dinuclear Cu(II) complex

Shanghao Liu, Andrew Hamilton

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A bis-Cu(II) complex based on a covalently linked terpyridine and bipyridine ligand system is shown to rapidly cleave bis-ribonucleotides with remarkable selectivity for adenine bases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)587-588
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Apr 7 1999


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  • Chemistry(all)

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