A ferrocene nucleic acid oligomer as an organometallic structural mimic of DNA

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Authors

  • Antoine Sallustrau
  • Sarah L Horswell
  • Louise Male
  • Andrea Mulas

Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

The design, synthesis and electrochemical behaviour of an oligomer consisting of linked thymine-functionalised ferrocene units are reported, which, as a so-called form of ferrocene nucleic acid (FcNA), acts as a structural mimic of DNA.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12165
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Publication statusPublished - 2012