A cryptand based chemodosimetric probe for naked-eye detection of mercury(ii) ion in aqueous medium and its application in live cell imaging

Atanu Jana, Jong Seung Kim, Hyo Sung Jung, Parimal K. Bharadwaj

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A cryptand-rhodamine conjugated chemodosimeter can detect Hg(ii) ion in aqueous medium selectively at ppb level in the presence of other biologically relevant metal ions and also shows a good viability to the HEK 293 cell line.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4417-4419
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Sep 18


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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