A sweet toothed saccharide (PET) sensor

Patrick Linnane, Tony D. James, Sachiko Imazu, Seiji Shinkai

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A novel phenanthroline diboronic acid 1 has been synthesised which can detect a range of saccharides at neutral pH in aqueous media. The binding events are sensitively monitored by changes in the fluorescence intensity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8833-8834
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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