Formation of a DNA/polygalactosamine complex and its interaction with cells

Toshinori Sato, Nobuaki Shirakawa, Hirotaka Nishi, Yoshio Okahata

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DNA complexes with naturally occurring polysaccharides, polygalactosamine or chitosan, were formed in water. Thermal profiles, CD spectrum , zeta-potentials, and cell uptake were investigated. The DNA/polygalactosamine complex showed higher cell uptake than DNA/chitosan complex did.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)725-726
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


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