Synthesis and properties of squaraine-modified DNA

Larysa I. Markova, Vladimir L. Malinovskii, Leonid D. Patsenker, Robert Häner

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The incorporation of squaraines into DNA via the phosphoramidite approach is described. High molar absorptivity, environment-sensitive fluorescence properties and intense CD effects render squaraines valuable building blocks for DNA-based optical probes and nanostructures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8944-8947
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number45
StatePublished - 7 Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes


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