Table 1: DNA oligonucleotide duplexes and sequences investigated in this study.

DuplexSequenceaSequence number

I5′-d(GTT TGT TTG XXX XTG TTT TTT T)ODN1
3′-d(CAA ACA AAC XXX XAC AAA AAA A)ODN2
II5′-d(GTT TGT TTG XXX XXT GTT TTT TT)ODN3
3′-d(CAA ACA AAC XXX XXA CAA AAA AA)ODN4
III5′-d(GTT TGT TTG YYY YTG TTT TTT T)ODN5
3′-d(CAA ACA AAC YYY YAC AAA AAA A)ODN6
IV5′-d(GTT TGT TTG YYY YYT GTT TTT TT)ODN7
3′-d(CAA ACA AAC YYY YYA CAA AAA AA)ODN8
V5′-d(GTT TGT TTG TGT TTT TTT)ODN9
3′-d(CAA ACA AAC ACA AAA AAA)ODN10

aX = imidazole nucleoside; Y = 2-methylimidazole nucleoside.