A Benzophenone‐Based Photocaging Strategy for the N7 Position of Guanosine

Lea Anhäuser, Nils Klöcker, Fabian Muttach, Florian Mäsing, Petr Špaček, Armido Studer and Andrea Rentmeister

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2020, 59, 3161-3165.
https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201914573 (open access)

Aryl ketones are photolabile caging groups if installed at the N7 position of guanosine or the N1 position of adenosine whereas common photocaging groups derived from the ortho‐nitrobenzyl moiety were not suitable.