Relaxation of pBR322 form I DNA by copper(II) complex and hydrogen peroxide

Teruyuki Kobayashi, Sayo Ito, Hiroshi Hamazaki, Shigeru Ohba, Yuzo Nishida

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Abstract

Relaxation of pBR322 form I DNA by copper(II) complex and hydrogen peroxide systems was found to be highly dependent on the chelate structure of copper(II) complex used This is suggesting that an active species for nicking DNA may be a copper(II)-hydroperoxide adduct.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-348
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

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Kobayashi, T., Ito, S., Hamazaki, H., Ohba, S., & Nishida, Y. (1996). Relaxation of pBR322 form I DNA by copper(II) complex and hydrogen peroxide. Chemistry Letters, (5), 347-348. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.1996.347