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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Apr 19 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry