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An Analytical and Computational Infrared Spectroscopic Review of Vibrational Modes in Nucleic Acids

  title={An Analytical and Computational Infrared Spectroscopic Review of Vibrational Modes in Nucleic Acids},
  author={Alireza Heidari},
In this review, we are reviewing single nucleotide bases using Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR–FTIR) spectra before moving onto more complex oligionucleotides and ultimately DNA/RNA. This work will lay a foundation to understanding the spectroscopy of DNA/RNA in response to hydration and has important implications for understanding how cells respond to environmental stresses such as dehydration. Also, we are using quantum chemical methods to model DNA/RNA conformation to predict the… 

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