Catalytically active species for CeCi3-induced DNA hydrolysis

Makoto Komiyama, Teruyuki Kodama, Naoya Takeda, Jun Sumaoka, Tetsuro Shiiba, Yoichi Matsumoto, Morio Yashiro

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Abstract

Cerium(III) chloride efficiently hydrolyzes DNA at pH 7 under aerobic conditions. A titration study showed that Ce(III) is oxidized to Ce(IV) in the reaction mixture and the resultant Ce(IV) is responsible for the DNA hydrolysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)809-810
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of biochemistry
Volume115
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 May
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Artificial restriction enzyme
  • Ce(IV) ion
  • Cerium(III) chloride
  • DNA hydrolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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