Meeting report: Second international meeting on quadruplex DNA

Brittney Shea Herbert, Julian Leon Huppert, F. Brad Johnson, Andrew N. Lane, Anh Tuân Phan

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Abstract

A two and a half day meeting on G-quadruplexes was held in Louisville, KY, USA (April 18-21, 2009). A specific goal of this conference was to promote discussion on the biology of G-quadruplexes. In practice this was represented in four main ways, namely in biophysics, bio/nanotechnology, therapeutics, and what might be termed "intrinsic biology". Research into the basic biophysical and structural properties of G-quadruplexes continues to be important for understanding biology, and for optimizing aptamers for therapeutic and bio/technological purposes. The meeting comprised two Keynote lectures, twenty-three invited talks, and forty-two posters covering various aspects of these topics using a wide variety of technologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1059-1065
Number of pages7
JournalBiochimie
Volume91
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

Keywords

  • Bio/nanotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • G-quadruplex
  • Intrinsic biology
  • Structure
  • Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry

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