A fluorescent photochromic compound for labeling biomolecules

Nobuaki Soh, Kenji Yoshida, Hizuru Nakajima, Koji Nakano, Toshihiko Imato, Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Masahiro Irie

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A fluorescent photochromic compound, composed of diarylethene, fluorescein and succinimidyl ester units, was developed for the controllable fluorescent labeling of biomolecules based on a small molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5206-5208
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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Soh, N., Yoshida, K., Nakajima, H., Nakano, K., Imato, T., Fukaminato, T., & Irie, M. (2007). A fluorescent photochromic compound for labeling biomolecules. Chemical Communications, (48), 5206-5208. https://doi.org/10.1039/b713663c