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Changes of fluorescence spectra of 2'-deoxyadenosine in aqueous solution by radiation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3485978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aqueous solution of 2'-deoxyadenosine (5 X 10(-4) M, buffered at pH 7.0) was irradiated with 60Co gamma-rays under N2, O2, N2O and t-BuOH-N2 atmospheres in order to compare with adenine radiolysis previously reported. By exposure to radiation, the fluorescence was found to increase more markedly than that from adenine under all conditions of radiolysis. This result indicates that not only base moiety but also sugar moiety participate in the formation of highly fluorescent products. In this 2'-deoxyadenosine radiolysis, both OH and e-aq take part in the formation of such products, but OH predominates over over e-aq when both active species are present, as observed in adenine radiolysis.
O Yamamoto; P C Mandal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biochemistry international     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0158-5231     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem. Int.     Publication Date:  1986 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-15     Completed Date:  1986-05-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100311     Medline TA:  Biochem Int     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Deoxyadenosines / radiation effects*
Spectrometry, Fluorescence / methods
Spectrophotometry, Ultraviolet
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Deoxyadenosines; 0/Solutions; 7732-18-5/Water

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