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Reversible supramolecular assembly at specific DNA sites: Ni-promoted, bivalent DNA binding with designed peptide and bipyridylbisbenzamidine components
(WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2014-07-15)
At specific DNA sites, nickel(II) salts promote the assembly of designed components, namely a bis(histidine)-modified peptide that is derived from a bZIP transcription factor and a bis(benzamidine) unit that is equipped ...
Selective DNA-Binding by Designed Bisbenzamidine-Homeodomain Chimeras
(WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2014-04-24)
We report the construction of conjugates between three variants of the helix 3 region of a Q50K engrailed homeodomain and bisbenzamidine minor-groove DNA binders. The hybrid featuring the sequence of the native protein ...