Crystal violet as a fluorescent switch-on probe for i-motif: Label-free DNA-based logic gate

Edmond Dik Lung MA*, Maria Hiu Tung Kwan, Daniel Shiu Hin Chan, Paul Lee, Hui Yang, Victor Pui Yan Ma, Li Ping Bai, Zhi Hong JIANG, Chung Hang Leung

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Abstract

The first application of crystal violet as a selective fluorescent switch-on probe for i-motif DNA has been reported. This interaction has been exploited to develop a label-free DNA-based "OR" logic gate for potassium and hydrogen ions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2692-2696
Number of pages5
JournalThe Analyst
Volume136
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2011

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Electrochemistry

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