A wavelength and lifetime responsive cryptate-containing fluorescent probe for zinc ions in water

C.E. Felton, L.P. Harding, J.E. Jones, B.M. Kariuki, S.J.A. Pope, C.R. Rice

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A diamino-functionalised cryptate can react irreversibly with butanal in water, in the presence of an excess of a metal ion, to form a cyclised bis-aminal complex, which displays metal-dependent luminescence properties
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6185-6187
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008


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