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Perrin Lab research makes OBC Cover

The work of UBC Chemistry Professor David M. Perrin and his research group has made the cover of this month’s Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. Curtis H. Lam, Christopher J. Hipolito, Marcel Hollenstein and David M. Perrin authored “A divalent metal-dependent self-cleaving DNAzyme with a tyrosine side chain.”

The Perrin lab has been applying synthetic chemistry to combinatorial DNA selection to discover new forms of bio-inspired materials that are life-like but not living yet capture the efficiency, complexity, and specificity of biology.

RSC publishing is one of the world's leading scientific publishers. The Journal of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry publishes fundamental work on synthetic, physical and bimolecular organic chemistry as well as all organic aspects of chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, theoretical chemistry and more.

To view the paper online, visit: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2011/ob/c1ob05359k

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