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cross-linking DNA strands

William R. Morgan wmorgan at ACS.WOOSTER.EDU
Sun Aug 8 08:03:41 EST 1993


>In reply to article <CB8sFI.Hy6 at news.cis.umn.edu>, djs1539 at cc.utah.edu (SEGAL,
>DAVID JAY)...

>The molecule you quest for is psoralen.  Psoralen is a very well characterized
>intercalator which, upon UV (apx. 650nm) irradiation, forms mono- and 
>di-adducts primarily with pyrimidine bases, in fact primarily thymidines.

I think you mean apx. _250_ nm for UV irradiation; 650 nm is obviously in
the visible light range.

Humbly,
Bill Morgan

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