Calix[4]crown in dual sensing functions with FRET

Seoung Ho Lee, Kuk Kim Sung, Han Bok Ju, Hyun Lee Suh, Juyoung Yoon, Kilsung Lee, Seung Kim Jong

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A new calix[4]crown chemosensor based on dual sensing probes reveals Pb2+ ion selectivity over other metal ions, which arises from a hypsochromic shift of azo units in UV spectrum as well as a fluorescence enhancement of pyrenyl parts in fluorescence spectrum via a suppressed FRET.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8163-8167
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number47
StatePublished - 21 Nov 2005

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Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by the SRC program of the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) through the Center for Intelligent Nano-Bio Materials at Ewha Womans University (Grant No.: R11-2005-008-02001-0).


  • Calixarenes
  • Fluorescence
  • Metal ion complexation


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