An OFF-ON fluorescent probe for Zn2+ based on a GFP-inspired imidazolone derivative attached to a 1,10-phenanthroline moiety

Y Li, L Shi, L X Qin, L L Qu, C Jing, M B Lan, Tony D James, Y T Long

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Abstract

A green fluorescent protein chromophore inspired chemosenor for Zn2+ was designed and synthesized. A Zn2+ specific fluorescence enhancement was observed due to restricted rotation between the 1,10-phenanthroline and imidazolone moieties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4361-4363
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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