Book: Photoinduced Processes in Nucleic Acids

Mario Barbatti, Antonio C. Borin, and Susanne Ullrich (Eds.), Photoinduced Phenomena in Nucleic Acids (Volumes I and II), Topics in Current Chemistry, Springer (2014).

Vol. I: Nucleobases in the Gas Phase and in Solvents


  • Mario Barbatti, Antonio Carlos Borin, and Susanne Ullrich, Photoinduced Processes in Nucleic Acids, Book link.
  • Mattanjah S. de Vries, UV-Excitation from an Experimental Perspective: Frequency Resolved,Book link.
  • Angelo Giussani, Javier Segarra-Martí, Daniel Roca-Sanjuán, and Manuela Merchán, Excitation of Nucleobases from a Computational Perspective I: Reaction Paths, Book link.
  • Sebastian Mai, Martin Richter, Philipp Marquetand, and Leticia González, Excitation of Nucleobases from a Computational Perspective II: Dynamics, Book link.
  •  Martin Schwell and Majdi Hochlaf, Photoionization Spectroscopy of Nucleobases and Analogues in the Gas Phase Using Synchrotron Radiation as Excitation Light Source, Book link.
  • Spiridoula Matsika, Modified Nucleobases, Book link.
  • Marvin Pollum, Lara Martínez-Fernández, and Carlos E. Crespo-Hernández, Photochemistry of Nucleic Acid Bases and Their Thio- and Aza-Analogues in SolutionBook link.
  • Roberto Improta and Vicenzo Barone, Excited States Behavior of Nucleobases in Solution: Insights from Computational Studies, Book link.

Vol. II: DNA Fragments and Phenomenological Aspects


  • Felix Plasser, Adélia J. A. Aquino, Hans Lischka, and Dana Nachtigallová, Electronic Excitation Processes in Single-Strand and Double-Strand DNA: A Computational Approach, Book link.
  • Jinquan Chen, Yuyuan Zhang, and Bern Kohler, Excited States in DNA Strands Investigated by Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy, Book link.
  • You Lu, Zhenggang Lan, and Walter Thiel, Computational Modeling of Photoexcitation in DNA Single and Double Strands, Book link.
  • Scott A. Sandford, Partha P. Bera, Timothy J. Lee, Christopher K. Materese, and Michel Nuevo, Photosynthesis and Photo-Stability of Nucleic Acids in Prebiotic Extraterrestrial Environments, Book link.
  • Kiyohiko Kawai and Tetsuro Majima, Photoinduced charge-separation in DNA, Book link.
  • Pascale Changenet-Barret, Ying Hua, and Dimitra Markovitsi, Electronic Excitations in Guanine Quadruplexes, Book link.
  • Richa, Rajeshwar P. Sinha, and Donat-P. Häder, Physiological Aspects of UV-Excitation of DNA, Book link.
  • Jean Cadet, André Grand, and Thierry Douki, Solar UV Radiation-Induced DNA Bipyrimidine Photoproducts: Formation and Mechanistic Insights, Book link.

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