Fluorescent imidazolium receptors for the recognition of pyrophosphate

Sook Kyung Kim, N. Jiten Singh, Jiyoung Kwon, In Chul Hwang, Su Jin Park, Kwang S. Kim, Juyoung Yoon

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Anthracene and binaphthyl derivatives bearing two imidazolium rings, which strongly bind anions and are particularly selective for pyrophosphate, are examined using fluorescence, 1H NMR analysis, and density functional calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6065-6072
Number of pages8
Issue number25
StatePublished - 19 Jun 2006

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This work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-R14-2003-014-01001-0 and KRF-2004-005-C00093), the Creative Research Initiative of the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology, and BK21.


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