Δ-cis-α-[Ru(RR-picchxnMe2)(phen)]2+ shows minor groove AT selectivity with oligonucleotides

Emma M. Proudfoot, Joel P. Mackay, Robert S. Vagg, Kymberley A. Vickery, Peter A. Williams, Peter Karuso

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Abstract

NMR studies show that the ternary octahedral Δ-cis-α-[Ru(RR-picchxnMe2)(phen)]2+ cation binds with AT selectivity in the minor groove of [d(CGCGATCGCG)2] and [d(ATATCGATAT)2] duplexes through a non-intercalative interaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1623-1624
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Proudfoot, E. M., Mackay, J. P., Vagg, R. S., Vickery, K. A., Williams, P. A., & Karuso, P. (1997). Δ-cis-α-[Ru(RR-picchxnMe2)(phen)]2+ shows minor groove AT selectivity with oligonucleotides. Chemical Communications, (17), 1623-1624.