Monitoring the effect of ultrafast deactivation of the electronic excited states of DNA bases and polynucleotides following 267 nm laser excitation using picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy

Marina K. Kuimova, Joanne Dyer, Michael W. George, David C. Grils, John M. Kelly, Pavel Matousek, Anthony W. Parker, Xue Zhong Sun, Michael Towrie, Aine M. Whelan

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Abstract

In this paper we demonstrate the use of picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy (ps-TRIR) to monitor the early structural dynamics of DNA bases and polydeoxynucleotides following UV excitation in solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1182-1184
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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