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19F NMR Spectroscopy for the Analysis of DNA G-Quadruplex Structures Using 19F-Labeled Nucleobase

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G-Quadruplex Nucleic Acids

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G-quadruplex structures have been suggested to be biologically important in processes such as transcription and translation, gene expression and regulation in human cancer cells, and regulation of telomere length. Investigation of G-quadruplex structures associated with biological events is therefore essential to understanding the functions of these molecules. We developed the 19F-labeled nucleobases and introduced them into DNA sequences for the 19F NMR spectroscopy analysis. We present the 19F NMR methodology used in our research group for the study of G-quadruplex structures in vitro and in living cells.

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This work is supported by JSPS KAKENHI (26288083, 17H03091, 16K17938). Support from the Takeda Science Foundation and Nakatani Foundation Scholarship is also acknowledged.

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Ishizuka, T., Bao, HL., Xu, Y. (2019). 19F NMR Spectroscopy for the Analysis of DNA G-Quadruplex Structures Using 19F-Labeled Nucleobase. In: Yang, D., Lin, C. (eds) G-Quadruplex Nucleic Acids. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2035. Humana, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9666-7_26

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