Journal of Structural Chemistry

, Volume 46, Issue 6, pp 998–1005 | Cite as

Calculation of Raman spectra and structure elucidation of guanine in the polycrystalline state and in aqueous solution

  • G. N. Ten
  • T. G. Bourova
  • V. I. Baranov
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Abstract

The frequencies and relative intensities of lines in the Raman spectra of the condensed states of guanine and its deutero substituted analog have been calculated. The effect of hydrogen bonding on the Raman spectrum has been studied. Guanine exists in different tautomeric forms (G-N9H and G-N7H) at different pH in aqueous solution (for acidic and alkaline media, respectively).

Keywords

Raman spectra guanine hydrogen bond tautomers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. N. Ten
    • 1
  • T. G. Bourova
    • 1
  • V. I. Baranov
    • 2
  1. 1.N. G. Chernyshevskii State UniversitySaratov
  2. 2.V. I. Vernadskii Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical ChemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscow

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