Electronic transitions and ESIPT kinetics of the thienyl-3-hydroxychromone nucleobase surrogate in DNA duplexes: a DFT/MD-TDDFT study

Alain Sougnabé, Daniel Lissouck, Fabien Fontaine-Vive, Mama Nsangou, Yves Mély, Alain Burger, Cyril A. Kenfack
2020 RSC Advances  
The fluorescent nucleobase surrogate M (2-thienyl-3-hydroxychromone fluorophore) when imbedded in DNA opposite an abasic site exhibits a two colour response highly sensitive to environment changes and base composition.
doi:10.1039/c9ra10419d fatcat:cwidibsd3bes7e3vsdku4t72em