Modified Nucleosides: in Biochemistry, Biotechnology and by Piet Herdewijn

By Piet Herdewijn

Edited by means of one of many major using forces in the back of the field's momentous upward thrust in recent times, this one-stop reference is the 1st accomplished source to combine contemporary advances.
the 1st half addresses biochemical elements and purposes, the second one and 3rd elements are dedicated to compounds with healing strength, with the 3rd half concentrating on newly brought anticancer nucleoside drugs.
crucial studying for each scientist operating during this region.

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The equilibrium position between two respective secondary structures can be easily obtained based on the ratio of the 19 F resonances representing the individual folds [49]. 3 RNA Ligand Binding A novel concept for the verification of RNA binders via 19 F NMR spectroscopy has been introduced recently [50]. Since most of the RNA ligands known follow the concept of adaptive recognition [51], their binding alters the local RNA conformation to a certain extent. The RNA was therefore labeled with 20 -F nucleosides at selected positions.

Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 11558–11559. , A general approach for the identification of site-specific RNA binders by 19 F NMR spectroscopy: Proof of concept. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 3450–3453. , Patel, D. , Adaptive recognition by nucleic acid aptamers. Science 2000, 287, 820–825. , Patel, D. , Solution structure of the tobramycin-RNA aptamer complex. Nat. Struct. Biol. 1998, 5, 769–774. 53 Sahasrabudhe, P. , Gmeiner, W. , Solution structures of 5-fluorouracil- substituted RNA duplexes containing G-U wobble base pairs.

1 Introduction It is now well documented that either exogenous or endogenous agents can modify cellular DNA, along with other cellular components. To ensure normal growth control and accurate DNA replication, cells have developed many strategies to manage stress. However, the failure of some of these defense mechanisms may lead to the development of pathologies such as cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species might be produced by either endogenous sources, as cell aerobic metabolism and inflammation, or by the exposure to a variety of chemical and physical agents.

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