Pyrophosphate-selective fluorescent chemosensor at physiological pH: Formation of a unique excimer upon addition of pyrophosphate

Na Lee Ha, Zhaochao Xu, Kyung Kim Sook, K. M.K. Swamy, Youngmee Kim, Sung Jin Kim, Juyoung Yoon

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Abstract

We report a new fluorescent chemosensor that displays an excellent selectivity for pyrophosphate over adenosine triphosphate or phosphate in 100% aqueous solution. A unique fluorescent change was observed upon formation of a 2+2 excimer of the chemosensor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3828-3829
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume129
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 Apr 2007

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