A selenolactone-based fluorescent chemodosimeter to monitor mecury/methylmercury species in vitro and in vivo

Xiaoqiang Chen, Kyung Hwa Baek, Youngmee Kim, Sung Jin Kim, Injae Shin, Juyoung Yoon

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Abstract

A fluorescent probe based on selenolactone displays unique fluorescence enhancement and UV-vis spectral change for mercury/methylmercury species, which were attributed to deselenation reaction. The value of this system was successfully demonstrated by its use in detecting inorganic mercury/methylmercury species in cells and zebrafish.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4016-4021
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume66
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun 5

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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