Electrically Induced Fluorescence Changes from Solutions of Dye Tagged Polyribonucleotides

  • P. J. Ridler
  • B. R. Jennings


Transient changes have been recorded in the polarised components of fluorescence from aqueous solutions of poly r A, Poly r C, poly r G, poly r I and poly r U complexed with the dye acridine orange upon alignment of the polymers with pulsed electric fields. The novel data reveal the nature of the fluorescent dye ordering. For poly r A and poly r C the effects are found to depend strongly upon the polymer concentration.


Polymer Concentration Acridine Orange Pulse Electric Field Absorption Transition Acridine Orange 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Ridler
    • 1
  • B. R. Jennings
    • 1
  1. 1.Electro-Optics Group, Physics DepartmentBrunel UniversityUxbridge, MiddlesexUK

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