Selective detection of D-lactulose by a porphyrin-based diboronic acid

Hideomi Kijima, Masayuki Takeuchi, Seiji Shinkai

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Cis-5,15-bis[2-(dihydroxyboronyl)phenyl]-10,20-diphenylporphine (cis-DBPP) bearing two boronic acid groups in a 9 Å distance has been synthesized. The absorption, fluorescence, and CD spectral changes were induced only by D-lactulose among 10 disaccharides tested herein. One can readily sense D-lactulose by the spectroscopic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)781-782
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)


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