Photobleaching and blinking of TAMRA induced by Mn2+

Elana M S Stennett, Gerdenis Kodis, Marcia Levitus

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Blinking and bleaching: Coordination of Mn2+ to DNA induces intersystem crossing, causing fluctuations in the fluorescence intensity and accelerated photobleaching.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)909-913
Number of pages5
Issue number4
StatePublished - Mar 2012


  • DNA
  • biophysics
  • fluorescent probes
  • single-molecule studies
  • transition metals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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