A luminescent lanthanide approach towards direct visualization of primary cilia in living cells

Hongguang Li, Rongfeng Lan, Chi Fai Chan, Guochen Bao, Chen Xie, Pak Ho Chu, Chi Shing Tai, Shuai Zha, Jing Xiang Zhang, Ka Leung Wong

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We report a direct imaging tool, HGEu001, for primary cilia in living cells, which is specific, and based on the UV light or near infrared laser (via two-photon excitation) induced long-lived europium luminescence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7084-7087
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number52
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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