Conjugation of usually impermeable peptide nucleic acids (PNA) to the chelator 2,2′:6′,2″-terpyridine strongly promotes cellular and nuclear uptake by cultured HeLa cells. Cellular accumulation is further enhanced in the presence of extracellular Zn2+.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Chemical Society|
|State||Published - May 10 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Colloid and Surface Chemistry