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GQW articles: January 2012 edition

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Following is a (non-comprehensive) list of articles related to G-quadruplex research published (for the first time on the web or “officially” in print) during the month of January 2012. This post includes 21 articles divided by category as follows:

  • GQ-Biology (GQB).  4 articles
  • GQ-Cations (GQC). 3 articles
  • GQ-Methods (GQM). 1 articles
  • GQ-Nano & Technology (GQNT). 7 articles
  • GQ-Recognition (GQR). 4 articles
  • GQ-Structure & Dynamics (GQSD). 2 articles
  • GQ-Supramolecular (GQS). 0 article
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• GQ-Biology. Studies aimed at the discovery of GQs in living organisms and the elucidation of their role in biological processes. (putative quadruplex sequences in genomes; proteins that recognize GQs; in vitro and in vivo studies of GQs) [4 articles]

  1. Tools for Investigation of the RNA Endonuclease Activity of Mammalian Argonaute2 Protein. Yang N, Cao Y, Han P, Zhu X, Sun L, Li G. Anal Chem. 2012 Jan 26. [Epub before print] PMID: 22283827
  2. Telomestatin impairs glioma stem cell survival and growth through the disruption of telomeric G-quadruplex and inhibition of the proto-oncogene, c-Myb. Miyazaki T, Pan Y, Joshi K, Purohit D, Hu B, Demir H, Mazumder S, Okabe S, Yamori T, Viapiano MS, Shin-Ya K, Seimiya H, Nakano I. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Jan 9. [Epub before print] PMID: 22230766
  3. Structure of noncoding RNA is a determinant of function of RNA binding proteins in transcriptional regulation [OA] Oyoshi T, Kurokawa R. Cell Biosci. 2012 Jan 3;2 (1):1. PMID: 22214309
  4. Potential G-quadruplexes in the human long non-coding transcriptome. Jayaraj GG, Pandey S, Scaria V, Maiti S. RNA Biol. 2012 Jan 1; 9 (1). PMID: 22258148
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• GQ-Cations. Studies aimed at elucidating the role of cations in GQ structure and/or dynamics. [3 articles]

  1.  G-Quadruplexes and Metal Ions. Campbell NH, Neidle S. Met Ions Life Sci. 2012;10: 119-134. PMID: 22210337
  2. Free-Energy Landscapes of Ion Movement through a G-Quadruplex DNA Channel. Akhshi P, Mosey NJ, Wu G. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012 Jan 13. doi: 10.1002/anie.201107700. PMID: 22241618
  3. Kinetics and mechanism of G-quadruplex formation and conformational switch in a G-quadruplex of PS2.M induced by Pb2+ [OA] Liu W, Zhu H, Zheng B, Cheng S, Fu Y, Li W, Lau TC, Liang H. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan 12. [Epub before print] PMID: 22241774
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• GQ-Methods. Application and development of methods and techniques to study GQs. [1 articles]

  1. G-quadruplex structure and stability illuminated by 2-aminopurine phasor plots [OA] Buscaglia R, Jameson DM, Chaires JB. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan 12. [Epub before print] PMID: 22241767
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• GQ-Nano & Technology. The design and development of GQ-based nanostructures. The use of GQs as components in devices (e.g., sensors). [7 articles]

  1. Input-Dependent Induction of Oligonucleotide Structural Motifs for Performing Molecular Logic. [OA] Li T, Ackermann D, Hall AM, Famulok M. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Jan 31. PMID: 22296341
  2. A novel label-free fluorescent sensor for the detection of potassium ion based on DNAzyme. Fan X, Li H, Zhao J, Lin F, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Yao S. Talanta. 2012 Jan 30;89:57-62. PMID: 22284459
  3. DNA G-quadruplex-templated formation of the fluorescent silver nanocluster and its application to bioimaging. Ai J, Guo W, Li B, Li T, Li D, Wang E. Talanta. 2012 Jan 15;88:450-455. PMID: 22265525
  4. Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes-Triggered Conformational Change of Molecular Beacon Aptamer for Highly Sensitive and Selective Potassium Ion Detection. Kim B, Jung IH, Kang M, Shim HK, Woo HY. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Jan 14. [Epub before print] PMID: 22280349
  5. Growth Mechanisms of Fluorescent Silver Clusters Regulated by Polymorphic DNA templates: A DFT Study. Wu J, Fu Y, He Z, Han Y, Zheng L, Zhang J, Li W. J Phys Chem B. 2012 Jan 13. PMID: 22242908
  6. G-Quadruplex-Forming Oligonucleotide Conjugated to Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Enzymatic Stability Assays. Musumeci D, Oliviero G, Roviello GN, Bucci EM, Piccialli G. Bioconjug Chem. 2012 Jan 12. [Epub before print] PMID: 22239558
  7. Studies of the Activity of Peroxidase-Like DNAzyme by Modifying 3′- or 5′-End of Aptamers. Zhang M, Li H, Deng M, Weng X, Ma H, Feng S, Zhou Y, Zhou X. Chem Biodivers. 2012 Jan; 9 (1):170-180. doi: 10.1002/cbdv.201100040. PMID: 22253114
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• GQ-Recognition. Discovery and development of (mostly) small molecule ligands that recognize GQs (synthesis; design; pharmacology; medicinal chemistry). [4 articles]

  1.  The porphyrin TmPyP4 unfolds the extremely stable G-quadruplex in MT3-MMP mRNA and alleviates its repressive effect to enhance translation in eukaryotic cells. [OA] Morris MJ, Wingate KL, Silwal J, Leeper TC, Basu S. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan 20. [Epub before print] PMID: 22266651
  2. Structural basis for telomeric G-quadruplex targeting by naphthalene diimide ligands. Collie GW, Promontorio R, Hampel SM, Micco M, Neidle S, Parkinson GN. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Jan 12. [Epub before print] PMID: 22280460
  3. Synthesis and human telomeric G-quadruplex DNA-binding activity of glucosaminosides of shikonin/alkannin. He H, Bai LP, Jiang ZH. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012 Jan 10. [Epub before print] PMID: 22281188
  4. Recognize three different human telomeric G-quadruplex conformations by quinacrine. Sun H, Xiang J, Li Q, Liu Y, Li L, Shang Q, Xu G, Tang Y. Analyst. 2012 Jan 5. [Epub before print] PMID: 22223064
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• GQ-Structure & Dynamics. Studies aimed at elucidating structure and/or dynamics GQ. This includes experimental techniques such as X-Ray crystallography, NMR, and other spectroscopic methods as well as theoretical approaches such as MD-simulations. [2 articles]

  1. Crystal structure of a c-kit promoter quadruplex reveals the structural role of metal ions and water molecules in maintaining loop conformation. [OA] Dengguo Wei, Gary N. Parkinson, Anthony P. Reszka, and Stephen Neidle. 28 January 2012. [Epub before print]
  2. G-Qadruplexes from Human Telomeric DNA: How Many Conformations in PEG Containing Solutions? Petraccone L, Malafronte A, Amato J, Giancola C. J Phys Chem B. 2012. Jan 23. [Epub before print] PMID: 22268560
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• GQ-Supramolecular. Studies related to the design and applications of GQs in supramolecular chemistry. (assemblies; molecular devices) [0 articles]

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[OA] = Open Access
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