A phenanthrene based highly selective fluorogenic and visual sensor for Cu 2 + ion with nanomolar detection limit and its application in live cell imaging

Sellamuthu Anbu, Sankarasekaran Shanmugaraju, Rajendran Ravishankaran, Anjali A. Karande, Partha Sarathi Mukherjee

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A new phenanthrene based chemosensor has been synthesized and investigated to act as highly selective fluorescence and visual sensor for Cu2 + ion with very low detection limit of 1.58 nM; this has also been used to image Cu2 + in human cervical HeLa cancer cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-29
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

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