A new turn in codon–anticodon selection through halogen bonds

Rajadurai Vijay Solomon, Swaminathan Angeline Vedha, Ponnambalam Venuvanalingam
  • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, January 2014, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c3cp54442g

Halogen Bonding

What is it about?

How halogen bonding can be used to come up with new base pairs...

Why is it important?

First time in literature, we portray how halogen bonds can alter the occurrence of the base pairs at wobble junction. The results reveal that it is possible to change the way in which the base pairs are behaving at wobble junction with halogen and hydrogen bonds. This is a revolutionary work in the field of base pairs.


University of South Carolina

Can Halogen bonds turn the chemistry and biological behavior ? Is Halogen bonding alternative to classical hydrogen bonding? - Answers are discussed in this work.

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