Ultrafast IR spectroscopy of the short-lived transients formed by UV excitation of cytosine derivatives
Item Type:Journal Article
Citation:S. Quinn, G. W. Doorley, G. W. Watson, A. J. Cowan, M. W. George, A. W. Parker, K. L. Ronayne, M. Towrie and J. M. Kelly, Ultrafast IR spectroscopy of the short-lived transients formed by UV excitation of cytosine derivatives, Chemical Communications, 21, 2007, 2130, 2132
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A strong infrared band at 1574 cm(-1) is observed following 267 nm excitation of 2'-deoxycytidine (tau = 37 +/- 4 ps) or 2'-deoxycytidine 5'-monophosphate (tau = 33 +/- 4 ps); this band is provisionally attributed to an 1n(N)pi* state and is absent for cytosine.
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