A new metal sensory system based on intramolecular fluorescence quenching on the ionophoric calix[4]arene ring

Izuo Aoki, Toru Sakaki, Seiji Shinkai

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Abstract

To design a new metal sensory system, calix[4]arene bearing pyrene (as a fluorophore) and nitrobenzene (as a quencher) near the ionophoric cavity is synthesized: in response to the metal-binding event the fluorescence intensity is dramatically enhanced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)730-732
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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