Department of Chemistry
A long lifetime switch-on iridium(III) chemosensor for the visualization of cysteine in live zebrafish
A long lifetime iridium(III) complex chemosensor 1 for cysteine detection has been synthesized. The luminescence signal of 1 could be recognized in strongly fluorescent media through time-resolved emission spectroscopy (TRES). The detection of cysteine in a living zebrafish was demonstrated.
Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mao, Zhifeng, Modi Wang, Jinbiao Liu, Li-Juan Liu, Simon Ming-Yuen Lee, Chung-Hang Leung, and Dik Lung Ma. "A long lifetime switch-on iridium(III) chemosensor for the visualization of cysteine in live zebrafish." Chemical Communications 52.24 (2016): 4450-4453.