A near IR di-styryl BODIPY-based ratiometric fluorescent chemosensor for Hg(II)
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Atilgan, S., Kutuk, I., & Ozdemir, T. (2010). A near IR di-styryl BODIPY-based ratiometric fluorescent chemosensor for Hg (II). Tetrahedron Letters, 51(6), 892-894.
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A novel BODIPY-based near-IR emitting probe as a selective and sensitive fluorophore for Hg(II) is synthesized. This versatile BODIPY fluorophore is functionalized for long wavelength emission at the 3 and 5 positions via a condensation reaction in which two dithiodioxomonoaza-based crown-containing phenyl units are conjugated to the BODIPY core as a chelating unit. This designed fluorophore, employing an ICT sensor can be used effectively to detect Hg(II) cations by way of a hypsochromic shift (∼90 nm) in both the absorption and emission spectra.