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An Investigation of the Interaction of DNA With Selected Peptides and Proteins

Abstract The communication of genetic material with biomolecules has been a major interest in cancer biology research for decades. Among its different levels of involvement, DNA is known to be a target of several antitumor agents. Additionally, tissue specific interaction between macromolecules such as proteins and structurally important regions of DNA has been reported to define the onset of certain types of cancers.

Illustrated in Chapter 1 is the general history of research on the interaction of DNA and anticancer drugs, most importantly different congener of bleomycin (BLM). Additionally, several synthetic analogues of bleomycin, including the structural components and functionalities, are discussed.

Chapter 2 describes a new approach to s... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Roy, Basab (Author) / Hecht, Sidney M (Advisor) / Jones, Anne (Committee member) / Levitus, Marcia (Committee member) / Chaput, John (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Biochemistry / Molecular biology / Chemistry / BCL2 i-Motif / Bleomycin / Cancer / Cytidine Methylation / hnRNP LL
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 152 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemistry 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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