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.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019