Interacting selectively and non-covalently with G-quadruplex RNA structures, in which groups of four guanines adopt a flat, cyclic hydrogen-bonding arrangement known as a guanine tetrad.
The structures of RNA and DNA G quartets differ regarding sugar conformation so that a protein binding to the RNA structure might not bind to the DNA structure.
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G quadruplex binding
G quartet RNA binding
G quartet binding
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