Evidence for the optical signalling of changes in bicarbonate concentration within the mitochondrial region of living cells

David G. Smith, Ga Lai Law, Benjamin S. Murray, Robert Pal, David Parker, Ka Leung Wong

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Image and spectral intensity from bicarbonate-selective europium(iii) probes localised in the mitochondria of cells is modulated reversibly by variation of external pCO2, and is suppressed by addition of the carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, acetazolomide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7347-7349
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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