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.
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This work was supported by Center for Bioactive Molecular Hybrids.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry