Highly effective fluorescent sensor for Hg2+ in aqueous solution

Young Kwon Ji, Hyun Soh Jeong, Joon Yoon Yeo, Juyoung Yoon

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A new anthracene fluorophore senses Hg2+ selectively in aqueous solution. Among the metal ions examined, fluorescent chemosensor 1 shows selective large CHEQ effects with Hg2+ and Ag+ at pH 7.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)621-624
Number of pages4
JournalSupramolecular Chemistry
Issue number8
StatePublished - Dec 2004

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Korean Science and Engineering Foundation (R14-2003-014-01001-0).


  • Anthracene
  • Fluorescent chemosensor
  • Fluorescent receptor
  • Hg(II) detection
  • Ligand immobilization


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