Conversation 11: Proceedings

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Proceedings of the Eleventh Conversation, Part 2
Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
Conversation 11, Issue Number 2, May 2000

Editors: Sarma & Sarma

The Special Conversation 11 volume of JBSD, Number 2 deals exclusively with current structural developments in RNA and DNA including such exotic topics as: DNA nanotechnology, DNA computing and self-assembly, DNA microchips, hot wired DNA. Over 200 pages, the volume is extensively illustrated with four color artwork. The link above provides a detailed table of contents with links to the corresponding abstracts. The full articles can be downloded as pdf files


Crystal Structure of an RNA Duplex [r(gugcaca)dC]2 with 3'-Dinucleoside Overhangs Forming a Superhelix
Shome Nath Mitra, Roopa Biswas, Ke Shi and Muttaiya Sundaralingam

The Early Folding Intermediates of the Tetrahymena Ribozyme are Kinetically Trapped
Corie Y. Ralston, Bianca Sclavi, Michael Brenowitz, Michael Sullivan and Mark R. Chance

RNA folding problem as driven by magnesium studied using mophila ribozyme.

Three-Dimensional RNA Structure-Based Drug Discovery
Thomas L. James, Kenneth E. Lind, Anton V. Filikov and Anwer Mujeeb

Bridging the Prebiotic and RNA Worlds: Prebiotic RNA Synthesis on Clay
Gözen Ertem, K. Joseph Prabahar, P. C. Joshi and James P. Ferris

Synthesis of Specifically Deuterated Nucleotides for NMR Studies on RNA
Jenny A. M. T. C. Cromsigt, JÃ1/4rgen Schleucher, Karin Kidd-Ljunggren and Sybren S. Wijmenga

An Earring for the Double Helix: Assembly of Topological Links Comprising Duplex DNA and a Circular Oligodeoxynucleotide
Heiko Kuhn, Vadim V. Demidov and Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii

Resemblance of an earring to the assembled DNA complex.

Targeting of Pu.Py Duplexes by GA and GT Rich Oligonucleotides on Microchip and in Solution
E. Khomyakova, J. Liquier, T. Huynh-Dinh, V. Florentiev, A. Mirzabekov and E. Taillandier

NMR Structural Studies on a DNA Four-Way Junction: Stacking Preference and Localization of the Metal-Ion Binding Site
Bernd N. M. van Buuren, JÃ1/4rgen Schleucher and Sybren S. Wijmenga

Intramolecular i-Motif Structures of Telomeric DNA
Anh Tuan Phan and Jean-Louis Leroy

Two Dimensional and Two States in DNA Nanotechnology
Nadrian C. Seeman, Furong Liu, Chengde Mao, Xiaoping Yang, Lisa A. Wenzler, Ruojie Sha, Weiqiong Sun, Zhiyong Shen, Xiaojun Li, Jing Qi, Yuwen Zhang, Tsu-Ju Fu, Junghuei Chen and Erik Winfree

Algorithmic Self-Assembly of DNA: Theoretical Motivations and 2D Assembly Experiments
Erik Winfree

Recent Highlights from Atomic Force Microscopy of DNA
Helen G. Hansma, LÃ-a I. Pietrasanta, Roxana Golan, John C. Sitko, Mario B. Viani, George T. Paloczi, Bettye L. Smith, Douglas Thrower and Paul K. Hansma

Probing DNA Conductivity with Photoinduced Electron Transfer and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Eimer Tuite, Per Lincoln, Johan Olofsson, Hans-Christian Becker, BjörnOnfelt, Donats Erts and Bengt Nordén

DNA-Mediated Electron Transfer: A Sensitive Probe of DNA-Protein Interactions
Scott R. Rajski and Jacqueline K. Barton

Long-Range Hole Transport in DNA
Stephan Wessely and Bernd Giese

M-DNA: pH Stability, Nuclease Resistance and Signal Transmission
Palok Aich, Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz and Jeremy S. Lee

NMR Studies of DNA Structures Containing Sheared PurinPurine and PurinPyrimidine Base Pairs
Shan-Ho Chou

DNA Bending and Sugar Switching
Shantaram Kamath, Mukti H. Sarma, Victor B. Zhurkin, Christopher J. Turner and Ramaswamy H. Sarma

DNA Bending and sugar switch.

Nucleic Acid Structure Investigated by UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy: Protonation Effects and A-Tract Structure
Liliana Sokolov, Kristi Wojtuszewski, Eliana Tsukroff and Ishita Mukerji

Drug Self-Assembly on DNA: Sequence Effects with trans-bis-(4-N-methylpyridiniumyl) diphenyl Porphyrin and Hoechst 33258
Matthew A. Ismail, P. Mark Rodger and Alison Rodger

Stabilization of Double Stranded Homologous Poly(dAPoly(dT) by Taxol
Gerlinde Bischoff, Ulrich Gromann, Sabine Lindau, Eckhard Birch-Hirschfeld, Robert Bischoff, Christian Bohley, Walter-Vesély Meister and Siegfried Hoffmann

DNA Sequence Recognition of a Cross-Linked Polyamide: CD Studies, Footprinting and Effects on the Activity of DNA Gyrase
GÃ1/4nther Burckhardt, Ingo Förtsch, Hannelore Simon, Eckhard Birch-Hirschfeld, Leonhard Kittler, Holger SchÃ1/4tz, Sanjay K. Sharma, J. William Lown and Christoph Zimmer

Pf1 Filamentous Phage as an Alignment Tool for Generating Local and Global Structural Information in Nucleic Acids
Mark R. Hansen, Paul Hanson and Arthur Pardi

Anomalous Migration of Short Sequences of DNA: Comparison of Theory and Experiment
Udayan Mohanty, Tim Searls and Larry W. McLaughlin

The Sensitivity of the B-Z Transition of DNA to Multivalent Cations in High and Low Concentrations: A Unified Electrostatic Interpretation
J.-Ph. Demaret and M. Guéron

Aromatic Base Stacking in DNA: From ab initio Calculations to Molecular Dynamics Simulations
JirÃ- Sponer, Imre Berger, Nad'a Spacková, Jerzy Leszczynski and Pavel Hobza

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By Dr. Lu-sing Kan, Taiwan

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