Fluorescent anion chemosensors using 2-aminobenzimidazole receptors

Jongmin Kang, Hyung Suk Kim, Doo Ok Jang

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Simple and easy-to-make fluorescent anion chemosensors using 2-aminobenzimidazole moieties as binding subunits showed selective anion-induced fluorescent changes. The receptors effectively recognized fluoride, chloride, bromide, acetate, dihydrogen phosphate ions with a 1:1 stoichiometry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6079-6082
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Sep 5

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by Center for Bioactive Molecular Hybrids.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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