Catenanes

Known as: Catenanes [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Complex compounds where two cyclic molecules are interlaced together as links in a chain. They have potential use in NANOTECHNOLOGY.
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2005
2005
Directed chemical synthesis can produce a vast range of molecular structures, but the intended product must be known at the… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
A protein molecule exists in either a compact folded state or a variable and open unfolded state. Since the unfolded state is… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The HK97 bacteriophage capsid is a unique example of macromolecular catenanes: interlocked rings of covalently attached protein… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Controlled mechanical movement in molecular-scale devices has been realized in a variety of systems—catenanes and rotaxanes… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The crystal structure of the double-stranded DNA bacteriophage HK97 mature empty capsid was determined at 3.6 angstrom resolution… (More)
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1998
1998
Various site-specific recombination enzymes produce different types of knots or catenanes while acting on circular DNA in vitro… (More)
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1998
1998
The concept of ideal geometric configurations was recently applied to the classification and characterization of various knots… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We have demonstrated that, in Escherichia coli, quinolone antimicrobial agents target topoisomerase IV (topo IV). The inhibition… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Replication intermediates from the yeast 2 microns plasmid and a recombinant plasmid containing the yeast autonomous replication… (More)
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1980
1980
We have discovered that DNA gyrase interlocks duplex DNA circles to form catenanes and resolves catenanes into component monomers… (More)
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