DNA and RNA Condensation

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Methods Development   |   Ions Around DNA and RNA   |   DNA and RNA Condensation

DNA-DNA Interactions   |   RNA Folding   |   Conformational Dynamics of Proteins

Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions   |   RNA Structure


Spermine Condenses DNA, but Not RNA Duplexes.
A. M. Katz, I. S. Tolokh, S. A. Pabit, A. V. Onufriev, L. Pollack
Biophys. J. 112(1):22-30 (2017). [Abstract]

Multi-shell model of ion-induced nucleic acid condensation.
I. S. Tolokh, A. V. Drozdetski, L. Pollack, N. A. Baker, A. V. Onufriev
J. Chem. Phys. 144(15):115101 (2016). [Abstract]

Why double-stranded RNA resists condensation.
I. S. Tolokh, S. A. Pabit, A. M. Katz, Y. Chen, A. Drozdetski, N. Baker, L. Pollack, A. V. Onufriev
Nucleic Acids Research 42(16):10823-31 (2014). [Abstract]

Double stranded RNA resists condensation
L. Li, S. A. Pabit, S. Meisburger, L. Pollack
Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 108101 (2011). [Abstract] [Synopsis]

Abrupt transition from free, repulsive to condensed, attractive DNA phase, induced by multivalent polyamine cations
X. Qiu, K. Andresen, J.S. Lamb, L.W. Kwok and L. Pollack
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 228101 (2008). [Abstract]