Patent Number: 6,294,659

Title: Photocleavable nucleoside base and nucleic acids including

Abstract: The present invention relates, in general, to a nucleoside base and, in particular, to a universal, photocleavable nucleoside base. The invention further relates to oligonucleotides comprising such a base.

Inventors: Pirrung; Michael C. (Chapel Hill, NC), Zhao; Xiadong (Piscataway, NJ)

Assignee: Duke University

International Classification: C07H 21/00 (20060101); C07H 021/00 (); C07H 021/02 (); C07H 021/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018