Site-selective depurination by a periodate-dependent deoxyribozyme

Claudia Höbartner, P. I. Pradeepkumar, Scott K. Silverman

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A deoxyribozyme is identified that mediates the site-selective depurination of its 5′-terminal guanosine nucleotide using periodate (IO 4-) as an obligatory cofactor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2255-2257
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number22
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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