DAPI (4',6-diamidino-2-phenylindole) binds differently to DNA and RNA: minor-groove binding at AT sites and intercalation at AU sites.

Citations & References

  • Authors: Tanious FA, Veal JM, Buczak H, Ratmeyer LS, Wilson WD
  • Journal: Biochemistry (1992) 31:3103-3112
  • PubMed ID: 1372825