CHAPTER 4: Fluorescent chemosensors based on boronic acid derivatives

Zhiqian Guo, Juyoung Yoon

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Abstract

A boronic acid moiety can bind to nucleophilic species, such as fluoride ion and 1,2-diols, and arylboronates are converted into the corresponding phenols by treatment with hydrogen peroxide. Based on these reactivity profiles of boron compounds, various boronic acid and boronate-based fluorescent chemosensors have been developed to detect carbohydrates, dopamine, fluorides, metal ions and hydrogen peroxide.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPorous Polymers
Subtitle of host publicationDesign, Synthesis and Applications
EditorsMeng Li, John S. Fossey, Tony D. James
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
Pages101-127
Number of pages27
Edition16
ISBN (Electronic)9781849736749, 9781849739320, 9781849739337, 9781849739528, 9781849739702
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

Publication series

NameMonographs in Supramolecular Chemistry
Number16
Volume2016-January
ISSN (Print)1368-8642
ISSN (Electronic)2041-7144

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