A pyridinium cation-π interaction sensor for the fluorescent detection of alkyl halides

W Chen, S A Elfeky, Y Nonne, L Male, K Ahmed, C Amiable, Philip Axe, S Yamada, Tony D James, Steven D Bull, J S Fossey

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Abstract

N-Alkylation of a novel pyridine sensor results in pyridinium salts whose conformations are stabilised by pyridinium cation-π interactions resulting in a fluorescent response that can be used to sense the presence of alkylating agents in solution at low concentration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-255
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number1
Early online date4 Jul 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Chen, W., Elfeky, S. A., Nonne, Y., Male, L., Ahmed, K., Amiable, C., ... Fossey, J. S. (2011). A pyridinium cation-π interaction sensor for the fluorescent detection of alkyl halides. Chemical Communications, 47(1), 253-255. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0cc01420f