An intramolecular crossed-benzoin reaction based KCN fluorescent probe in aqueous and biological environments

Jae Hong Lee, Joo Hee Jang, Nithya Velusamy, Hyo Sung Jung, Sankarprasad Bhuniya, Jong Seung Kim

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Abstract

A turn-on fluorescent probe IND-1 was designed for selective cyanide anion sensing in aqueous and biological environments. The probe underwent an intramolecular crossed-benzoin reaction in the presence of KCN to expel the fluorophore resorufin. This probe was sensitive to KCN concentrations as low as 4 nM in aqueous media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7709-7712
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume51
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 May 4

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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