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.
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This work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2004-005-C00093). K.M.K.S. thanks for the Brain Pool Fellowship.
- Boronic acid
- Carbohydrate sensing
- Fluorescent chemosensor
- Sorbitol detection