G-quadruplex formation of entirely hydrophobic DNA in organic solvents.

@article{Shibata2013GquadruplexFO,
  title={G-quadruplex formation of entirely hydrophobic DNA in organic solvents.},
  author={Tomonori Shibata and Chikara Dohno and Kazuhiko Nakatani},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={49 48},
  pages={
          5501-3
        }
}
We report herein a novel hydrophobic G-quadruplex DNA consisting of dodecyl phosphotriester linkages. The 6-mer hydrophobic DNA having a TG4T sequence binds to monovalent cations to form a tetramolecular G-quadruplex in low polarity organic solvents. 
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