A strong two-photon induced phosphorescent Golgi-specific in vitro marker based on a heteroleptic iridium complex

Cheuk Lam HO, Ka-Leung WONG, Lijun Wang, Michael P. MacDonald, C. T.L. Chan, W. M. Kwok, Kelvin S Y LEUNG, Hoi Lam TAM, M. H.W. Lam, X. F. Ren, A. M. Ren, J. K. Feng, Wai Yeung WONG*

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Abstract

A new heteroleptic iridium complex demonstrated low cytotoxicity and near-infrared excitation (via two-photon absorption) for target-specific in vitro Golgi imaging in various cell lines (HeLa and A549 cells) with two-photon absorption cross section (∼350 GM) in DMSO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2525-2527
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2012

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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