EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 205, 2019XXI International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena 2018 (UP 2018)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Ultrafast Photochemistry and Photosynthesis|
|Published online||16 April 2019|
UV-induced DNA self-repair mechanism traced with quantum chemistry
Department Chemie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Butenandtstr. 11, 81377 München, Germany
* Corresponding author: Sebastian.Reiter@cup.uni-muenchen.de
Published online: 16 April 2019
Recently, UV radiation was found to promote the self-repair of a damaged DNA nucleobase sequence. The proposed mechanism after photoexcitation of an adjacent guanine adenine sequence is now validated by our quantum chemical calculations.
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