A luminescent G-quadruplex switch-on probe for the highly selective and tunable detection of cysteine and glutathione

Ka Ho Leung, Hong Zhang He, Victor Pui Yan Ma, Daniel Shiu Hin Chan, Chung Hang Leung*, Edmond Dik Lung MA

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Abstract

A G-quadruplex-selective luminescent iridium(III) switch-on probe has been developed for the detection of cysteine (Cys) in aqueous solution. The system is highly sensitive and selective towards Cys with a tunable range of detection. The detection of glutathione (GSH) is also examined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)771-773
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume49
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Scopus Subject Areas

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

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