A highly selective fluorescent chemosensor for Hg2+ in aqueous solution

Lei Wang, Rick W K WONG, Lei Wu, Zao Ying Li*

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A novel selective chemosensor (quinoxaline-bridged Schiff-base macrocycle) for mercury ion has been designed and synthesized, and it exhibited a remarkable selective fluorescent quench toward Hg2+ in the presence of other metal ions in aqueous solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)934-935
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2005

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