A sorbitol-selective fluorescence sensor

K. M.K. Swamy, Yun Jung Jang, Min Sun Park, Hwa Soo Koh, Sang Kil Lee, Yeo Joon Yoon, Juyoung Yoon

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A new anthracene derivative bearing two phenylboronic acid groups at the 1,8-positions was prepared and its binding properties towards sorbitol, xylitol, fructose, glucose and galactose have been studied using fluorescence analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3453-3456
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - 16 May 2005

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2004-005-C00093). K.M.K.S. thanks for the Brain Pool Fellowship.


  • Anthracene
  • Boronic acid
  • Carbohydrate sensing
  • Fluorescent chemosensor
  • Sorbitol detection


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