Oxford Symposia


Antisense & Therapeutic Nucleic Acids

30 March 2015, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK

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Accepted posters

(Presenters in Bold)

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Identification of tumour specific aptamers by in vivo SELEX

Laia Civit1, Holger Weber2, Michael Kubbutat2, Günter Mayer1

1Life and Medical Sciences Institute, University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk Str. 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany

2Research Division ProQuinase, Breisacher Str. 117, 79106 Freiburg, Germany


Selection of LNA-containing DNA aptamers against recombinant CD73

Nicola Derbyshire1, Ida C Elle1, Kasper K Karlsen1, Mikkel G Terp2, Niels Larsen3, Ronni Nielsen4, Susanne Mandrup4, Henrik J Ditzel2,5, Jesper Wengel1

1Nucleic Acid Center, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

2Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, J. B. Winsløwsvej 25, 5000 Odense C, Denmark

3Danish Genome Institute, Skt. Lucas Kirkeplads 8, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

4Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

5Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, 5000 Odense C, Denmark


Aptamers Targeting Dendritic cells and Macrophages

Silvana Hassel1, Verena Schütte2, Susanne Schmidt2, Joachim Schultze2, Sven Burgdorf2 and Günter Mayer1

1Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES), University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Str. 1, Germany

2Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES), University of Bonn, Carl-Troll-Str. 31, Germany


Specificity concerns with high-affinity gapmer antisense oligonucleotides

 Jeremy Kitson, Piotr Kamola, Paola Malerba, Lauren Kane and Joel Parry

GlaxoSmithKline, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2NY, UK


Metal-mediated DNA nanostructures containing a trans-chelating ligand

Fernanda A Pereira1, Eugen Stulz2, Guido H Clever1

1Georg-August-University Göttingen, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Tammannstraße 4, 37077 Göttingen

2University of Southampton, Inst. Life Sci., SO17 Southampton


Highly selective DNA oligonucleotide aptamers against aggrecanase ADAMTS5 for degenerative disc disease therapy

Yuanyuan Yu1 and Julian A Tanner1

1Department of Biochemistry, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR


 Click-SELEX – A modular method enabling nucleobase-modified aptamers

Fabian Tolle and Günter Mayer

Life and Medical Sciences Institute (LIMES), University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Str. 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany