DNA-DNA interstrand cross-linking by cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II): N7(dG)-to-N7(dG) cross-linking at 5'-d(GC) in synthetic oligonucleotides.

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The nucleotide sequence specificity of the DNA-DNA interstrand cross-linking reaction of cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II) (cis-DDP) was studied in synthetic oligonucleotides. Of six self-complementary DNAs tested, only those containing the central sequence 5'-d(GC) formed appreciable interstrand cross-linked product, as assayed by denaturing polyacrylamide… (More)

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