Rhodamine-sugar based turn-on fluorescent probe for the detection of cysteine and homocysteine in water

Young Keun Yang, Soyoung Shim, Jinsung Tae

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A new turn-on fluorescent probe utilizing the "chemosensing ensemble" method is developed to detect thiol-containing amino acids. A complex of Au+ and a rhodamine hydroxylamine having 2-deoxyribose can selectively detect cysteine and homocysteine in water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7766-7768
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Nov 7


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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