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Journal of Nucleic Acids
Volume 2012, Article ID 247280, 7 pages
Research Article

Nucleic-Acid-Binding Chromophores as Efficient Indicators of Aptamer-Target Interactions

1Department of Chemistry, Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897, USA
2Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, VGEC Complex, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad 382424, India

Received 20 June 2012; Revised 1 September 2012; Accepted 3 September 2012

Academic Editor: Ramón Eritja

Copyright © 2012 Kwabena Sarpong and Bhaskar Datta. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

UV-thermal melting plots of the aptamers used in this investigation and magnitude of fluorescence decrease of various chromophores used on the aptamer-target pairs are provided as supplementary information.

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