The power of fluorogenic probes

André Nadler, Carsten Schultz

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Abstract

A definite turn-on: Turning on fluorescence only where successful labeling is happening sounds as desirable as delivering a drug only where the drug target resides. New fluorogenic xanthene derivatives from the Bertozzi research group are getting us closer to "magic bullet" dyes (see picture).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2408-2410
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 25 2013

Keywords

  • click reaction
  • fluorophores
  • in vivo chemistry
  • labeling reactions
  • microscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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