AzuFluor® 435-DPA-Zn, an azulene fluorophore bearing two zinc(ii)-dipicolylamine receptor motifs, exhibits fluorescence enhancement in the presence of adenosine diphosphate. Selectivity for ADP over ATP, AMP and PPi results from appropriate positioning of the receptor motifs, since an isomeric sensor cannot discriminate between ADP and ATP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10608-10611
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number81
Early online date27 Sep 2021
Publication statusPublished - 18 Oct 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Biochemistry


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