This volume covers the structures, properties, and functions of G-quadruplexes in a wide range of biological disciplines, including therapeutic intervention and biomaterial application. The chapters in this book explore a wide range of vital and new experimental techniques used in the study of G-quadruplexes. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Practical and cutting-edge, G-Quadruplex DNA: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for both novice and experienced researchers who work in biophysics, structural biology, computational biology, biochemistry, and molecular and cell biology, and who want to learn more about the potential roles and effects of G-quadruplex in these fields.
Gaining Insights into the Small Molecule Targeting of the G-Quadruplex in the c-MYC Promoter Using NMR and an Allele-Specific Transcriptional Assay, by Christine E. Kaiser, Vijay Gokhale, Danzhou Yang and Laurence H. Hurley.- Higher-Order Quadruplex Structures, by Luigi Petraccone.- Investigation of Quadruplex Structure Under Physiological Conditions Using In-Cell NMR, by Robert Hänsel, Silvie Foldynová-Trantírková, Volker Dötsch and Lukás Trantírek.- Circular Dichroism of Quadruplex Structures, by Antonio Randazzo, Gian Piero Spada and Mateus Webba da Silva.- Molecular Crowding and Hydration Regulating of G-Quadruplex Formation, by Daisuke Miyoshi, Takeshi Fujimoto and Naoki Sugimoto.- Visualizing the Quadruplex: From Fluorescent Ligands to Light-Up Probes, by Eric Largy, Anton Granzhan, Florian Hamon, Daniela Verga and Marie-Paule Teulade-Fichou.- Calculation of Hydrodynamic Properties for G-Quadruplex Nucleic Acid Structures from in silico Bead Models, by Huy T. Le, Robert Buscaglia, William L. Dean, Jonathan B. Chaires and John O. Trent.- Energetics of Ligand Binding to G-Quadruplexes, Concetta Giancola and Bruno Pagano.- Tetramolecular Quadruplex Stability and Assembly, by Phong Lan Thao Tran, Anne De Cian, Julien Gros, Rui Moriyama and Jean-Louis Mergny.