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Molbank 2009, 2009(4), M637; doi:10.3390/M637
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Zinc(II)-5,10,15,20-tetrakis(α-pyridino-m-tolyl)porphyrin Tetrabromide

1,2,* , 2, 1 and 2,3
1 School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, 52-1 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8526, Japan 2 Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 5-1 Oe-honmachi, Kumamoto 862-0973, Japan 3 Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, 1-6 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
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Received: 19 October 2009 / Accepted: 3 November 2009 / Published: 4 November 2009
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Abstract

Cationic porphyrins interact strongly with guanine quadruplex (G-quadruplex) DNA. We report the preparation of the zinc(II) complex of a porphyrin bearing cationic side arms, zinc(II)-5,10,15,20-tetrakis(α-pyridino-m-tolyl)porphyrin tetrabromide (ZnmPy), as a novel probe for the analysis of G-quadruplex/porphyrin interaction.
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Ishikawa, Y.; Yamashita, T.; Fujii, S.; Uno, T. Zinc(II)-5,10,15,20-tetrakis(α-pyridino-m-tolyl)porphyrin Tetrabromide. Molbank 2009, 2009, M637.

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