The power of fluorogenic probes

André Nadler, Carsten Schultz

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

105 Scopus citations


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
Issue number9
StatePublished - Feb 25 2013


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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