Crystal structures of B-form DNA-RNA chimers complexed with distamycin.Chen, X., Ramakrishnan, B., Sundaralingam, M.
(1995) Nat Struct Biol 2: 733-735
- PubMed: 7552741
- DOI: 10.1038/nsb0995-733
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
- PubMed Abstract:
Two DNA-RNA chimers, complexed with DNA minor groove binding drugs, have been observed to adopt the B-form conformation for the first time. Thus, the RNA duplex may assume the B-DNA conformation when interacting with drugs, peptides or proteins.
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P6.