A poly(4-vinylpyridine) derivative bearing Os(5,6-dmphen)2Cl (5,6-dmphen=5,6-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline): A novel electrochemical indicator for detecting DNA hybridization

Aihua Liu, Junichi Anzai

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Abstract

A poly(4-vinylpyridine) (PVP) derivative bearing a redox active osmium (Os) complex, Os(5,6-dmphen)2Cl-PVP, shows a selective binding to double-helical DNA chains, enabling the electrochemical determination of DNA in a picomolar level.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-505
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering C
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jun 1

Keywords

  • DNA sensor
  • Electrochemical indicator
  • Os complex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials

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