A fluorescent cavitand for the recognition of GTP

Kyung Kim Sook, Byung Sik Moon, Hyun Park Ju, Il Seo Young, Soo Koh Hwa, Joon Yoon Yeo, Kap Duk Lee, Juyoung Yoon

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A new fluorescent cavitand bearing four imidazolium groups as well as four pyrene groups was synthesized for the recognition of GTP through (C-H) +-X- hydrogen bond formation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6617-6620
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number39
StatePublished - 26 Sep 2005

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by a research grant from Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (R14-2003-014-01001-0).


  • Cavitand
  • Fluorescence
  • Fluorescent cavitand
  • GTP sensing


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