Cascade sensing of gold and thiols with imidazole-bearing functional porphyrins

Joo Ho Kim, Young Hwan Jeong, Hee Jae Yoon, Helen Tran, Luis M. Campos, Woo Dong Jang

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An imidazole-bearing zinc porphyrin (PZn) has been designed for the selective detection of Au3+, and the porphyrin and gold complex (PZn·Au3+) can additionally be used to identify gold-binding functional groups such as cysteine residues and other mercaptans.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11500-11503
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number78
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Oct 9


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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