Fluorescent sensing of uronic acids based on a cooperative action of boronic acid and metal chelate

Masayuki Takeuchi, Masashi Yamamoto, Seiji Shinkai

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A new fluorescent molecular sensor for uronic acids is designed, which features two-point interactions of boronic acid-diol complexation and zinc(II)-carboxylate coordination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1731-1732
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997


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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