An aptazyme-based molecular device that converts a small-molecule input into an RNA output

Shotaro Ayukawa, Yoko Sakai, Daisuke Kiga

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We describe the construction of an aptazyme-based molecular device that converts, through a cascade of reactions, a small-molecule input into output RNA strands. This device is applicable as an interface between a small molecule and a molecular system that accepts only nucleic acid input.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7556-7558
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number61
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Aug 7
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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