Radiation and Environmental Biophysics

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 105–113 | Cite as

Photochemically induced cross-links between DNA and alcohol dehydrogenase or salmine, respectively

  • B. Toth
  • K. Dose


Model experiments with two structurally different proteins (alcohol dehydrogenase and salmine) show that glycine, alanine, and tyrosine are by far more frequently involved in photochemically induced cross-link formations with DNA than is cysteine. The yields for cross-link formation of thymidine with salmine (cysteine-free) are about as high as those with alcohol dehydrogenase (a thiol protein).


Alcohol Tyrosine Glycine Cysteine Alanine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Toth
    • 1
  • K. Dose
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für BiochemieJohannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzFederal Republic of Germany

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