Ultrafast IR spectroscopy of the short-lived transients formed by UV excitation of cytosine derivatives

Susan Quinn, Gerard W. Doorley, Graeme W. Watson, Alexander J. Cowan, Michael W. George, Anthony W. Parker, Kate L. Ronayne, Michael Towrie, John M. Kelly

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Abstract

A strong infrared band at 1574 cm-1 is observed following 267 nm excitation of 2′-deoxycytidine (τ = 37 ± 4 ps) or 2′-deoxycytidine 5′-monophosphate (τ = 33 ± 4 ps); this band is provisionally attributed to an 1nNπ* state and is absent for cytosine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2130-2132
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
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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