A selective, fluorescent sensor for Zn2+

Yi Chen, Dexing Zeng

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Abstract

Standing out from the crowd: The fluorescence intensity increases remarkably when a diarylethene ligand binds with Zn2+. By contrast, the fluorescence intensity is quenched when the ligand binds with other metal ions (see graphic) that compete with the zinc ion for binding sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)564-566
Number of pages3
JournalChemPhysChem
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 19 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Diarylethenes
  • Flourescence
  • Ligands
  • Sensors
  • Zinc

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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A selective, fluorescent sensor for Zn2+. / Chen, Yi; Zeng, Dexing.

In: ChemPhysChem, Vol. 5, No. 4, 19.04.2004, p. 564-566.

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Chen, Yi ; Zeng, Dexing. / A selective, fluorescent sensor for Zn2+. In: ChemPhysChem. 2004 ; Vol. 5, No. 4. pp. 564-566.
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