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DNA-Binding Fourfold Spermine Functionalized Perylene Bisimide Dye

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 4 ]


Stefanie Krauß, Marina Lysetska and Frank Wurthner   Pages 349 - 353 ( 5 )


A spermine functionalized perylene bisimide dye has been synthesized which is highly water soluble at neutral pH and binds effectively to DNA through electrostatic interactions as confirmed by fluorescence and AFM studies.


water-soluble perylene bisimide dye, fluorescent dye, dna-dye interaction, afm


Institut fur Organische Chemie, Universitat Wurzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany.

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