G-quadruplex DNA : methods and protocols / edited by Peter Baumann.

Contributor(s): Baumann, Peter (Peter A.)
Material type: TextTextSeries: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.): v. 608.; Springer protocols (Series): Publisher: New York : Humana Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781597453639; 1597453633Subject(s): Quadruplex nucleic acids | DNA | Telomerase | G-Quadruplexes | Nucleic Acid Conformation | Genetic Structures | Molecular Conformation | Molecular Structure | Genetic Phenomena | Biochemical Phenomena | Phenomena and Processes | Chemical Phenomena | DNA | Quadruplex nucleic acids | Telomerase | dna | genomen | genomes | guanine | nucleic acids | structuur | structure | biologische technieken | biological techniques | genoomstructuur | genomic structure | protocollen | protocols | Nucleic AcidsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: G-quadruplex DNA.DDC classification: 572.8 LOC classification: QP625.Q33Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
G-quadruplexes: from guanine gels to chemotherapeutics / Tracy M. Bryan, Peter Baumann.-- Molecular modeling and simulation of G-quadruplexes and quadruplex-ligand complexes / Shozeb Haider, Stephen Neidle.-- Computational approaches to the detection and analysis of sequences with intramolecular G-quadruplex forming potential / Paul Ryvkin, Steve G. Hershman, Li-San Wang, F. Brad Johnson.-- Preparation of G-quartet structures and detection by native gel electrophoresis / Ian K. Moon, Michael B. Jarstfer.-- Biochemical techniques for the characterization of G-quadruplex structures: EMSA, DMS footprinting, and DNA polymerase stop assay / Daekyu Sun, Laurence H. Hurley.-- Real-time observation of G-quadruplex dynamics using single-molecule FRET microscopy / Burak Okumus, Kaekjip Ha.-- Sedimentation velocity ultracentrifugation analysis for hydrodynamics characterization of G-quadruplex structures / Nichola C. Garbett, Chongkham S. Mekmasy, Jonathan B. Chaires.-- 2-Aminopurine as a probe for quadruplex loop structures / Robert D. Gray, Luigi Pettracone, Robert Bucaglia, Jonathan B. Chaires.-- Assessing DNA structures with 125I radioprobing / Timur I. Gaynutdinov, Ronald D. Neumann, Igor G. Panyutin.-- Monitoring the temperature unfolding of G-quadruplexes by UV circular dichroism spectroscopies and calorimetry techniques / Chris M. Olsen, Luis A. Marky.-- Probing telomeric G-quadruplex DNA structures in cells with in vitro generated single-chain antibody fragments / Christiane Schaffitzel, Jan Postberg, Katrin Paeschke, Hans J. Lipps.-- Detection of G-quadruplexes in cells and investigation of G-quadruplex structure of d(T2AG3)4 in K+ solution by a carbazole derivative: BMVC / Ta-Chau Chang, Cheng-Chung Chang.-- Isolation of G-quadruplex DNA using NMM-sepharose affinity chromatography / Jasmine S. Smith, F. Brad Johnson.-- Quantifying interactions between G-quadruplex DNA and transition-metal complexes / David Monchaud, Marie-Paule Teulade-Fichou.
Summary: Recent work has revealed that stabilizing G-quadruplexes in telomeric DNA inhibits telomerase activity, providing impetus for the development of G-quartet-interacting drugs, while G-quartet-containing oligonucleotides have been recognized as a potent class of aptamers effective against STAT3 and other transcription factors implicated in oncogenesis, proving these guanine-quartets to be a vital and rich area for future study. In G-Quadruplex DNA: Methods and Protocols, experts in the field present a collection of detailed techniques for studying G-quartet formation, dynamics, and molecular recognition. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include brief introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, G-Quadruplex DNA: Methods and Protocols promises to be a useful resource for those familiar with G-quartets as well as an easy entry point for those researchers from diverse fields who are just developing an interest in the exciting implications of G-quadruplex DNA.
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G-quadruplexes: from guanine gels to chemotherapeutics / Tracy M. Bryan, Peter Baumann.-- Molecular modeling and simulation of G-quadruplexes and quadruplex-ligand complexes / Shozeb Haider, Stephen Neidle.-- Computational approaches to the detection and analysis of sequences with intramolecular G-quadruplex forming potential / Paul Ryvkin, Steve G. Hershman, Li-San Wang, F. Brad Johnson.-- Preparation of G-quartet structures and detection by native gel electrophoresis / Ian K. Moon, Michael B. Jarstfer.-- Biochemical techniques for the characterization of G-quadruplex structures: EMSA, DMS footprinting, and DNA polymerase stop assay / Daekyu Sun, Laurence H. Hurley.-- Real-time observation of G-quadruplex dynamics using single-molecule FRET microscopy / Burak Okumus, Kaekjip Ha.-- Sedimentation velocity ultracentrifugation analysis for hydrodynamics characterization of G-quadruplex structures / Nichola C. Garbett, Chongkham S. Mekmasy, Jonathan B. Chaires.-- 2-Aminopurine as a probe for quadruplex loop structures / Robert D. Gray, Luigi Pettracone, Robert Bucaglia, Jonathan B. Chaires.-- Assessing DNA structures with 125I radioprobing / Timur I. Gaynutdinov, Ronald D. Neumann, Igor G. Panyutin.-- Monitoring the temperature unfolding of G-quadruplexes by UV circular dichroism spectroscopies and calorimetry techniques / Chris M. Olsen, Luis A. Marky.-- Probing telomeric G-quadruplex DNA structures in cells with in vitro generated single-chain antibody fragments / Christiane Schaffitzel, Jan Postberg, Katrin Paeschke, Hans J. Lipps.-- Detection of G-quadruplexes in cells and investigation of G-quadruplex structure of d(T2AG3)4 in K+ solution by a carbazole derivative: BMVC / Ta-Chau Chang, Cheng-Chung Chang.-- Isolation of G-quadruplex DNA using NMM-sepharose affinity chromatography / Jasmine S. Smith, F. Brad Johnson.-- Quantifying interactions between G-quadruplex DNA and transition-metal complexes / David Monchaud, Marie-Paule Teulade-Fichou.

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Recent work has revealed that stabilizing G-quadruplexes in telomeric DNA inhibits telomerase activity, providing impetus for the development of G-quartet-interacting drugs, while G-quartet-containing oligonucleotides have been recognized as a potent class of aptamers effective against STAT3 and other transcription factors implicated in oncogenesis, proving these guanine-quartets to be a vital and rich area for future study. In G-Quadruplex DNA: Methods and Protocols, experts in the field present a collection of detailed techniques for studying G-quartet formation, dynamics, and molecular recognition. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include brief introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, G-Quadruplex DNA: Methods and Protocols promises to be a useful resource for those familiar with G-quartets as well as an easy entry point for those researchers from diverse fields who are just developing an interest in the exciting implications of G-quadruplex DNA.

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