Fluorescent 'twist-on' sensing by induced-fit anion stabilisation of a planar chromophore

Adam N. Swinburne, Martin J. Paterson, Andrew Beeby, Jonathan W. Steed

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Abstract

Twist-and-shout: An anion receptor showing a turn-on fluorescence response to chloride ions due to an induced conformational change upon anion binding is reported (see picture). (Graph Presented) © 2010 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2714-2718
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume16
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2010

Keywords

  • Anion binding
  • Luminescence
  • Sensors
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Urea

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