C-lysine conjugates: pH-controlled light-activated reagents for efficient double-stranded DNA cleavage with implications for cancer therapy

Wang Yong Yang, Boris Breiner, Serguei V. Kovalenko, Chi Ben, Mani Singh, Shauna N. LeGrand, Qing Xiang Amy Sang, Geoffrey F. Strouse, John A III Copland, Igor V. Alabugin

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Abstract

Double-stranded DNA cleavage of light-activated lysine conjugates is strongly enhanced at the slightly acidic pH (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11458-11470
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume131
Issue number32
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 19 2009

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  • Catalysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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Yang, W. Y., Breiner, B., Kovalenko, S. V., Ben, C., Singh, M., LeGrand, S. N., Sang, Q. X. A., Strouse, G. F., Copland, J. A. III., & Alabugin, I. V. (2009). C-lysine conjugates: pH-controlled light-activated reagents for efficient double-stranded DNA cleavage with implications for cancer therapy. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(32), 11458-11470. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja902140m