Fluorescence 'reading-out' of the molecular-recognition process

Izuo Aoki, Takaaki Harada, Toru Sakaki, Yohko Kawahara, Seiji Shinkai

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The binding of guest molecules sensitively influences the fluorescent behaviour of barbiturate-incorporated fluorescent pyrenes, making it possible to 'read-out' the molecular-recognition process by a fluorescence spectroscopic technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1341-1345
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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