Highly selective red- and green-emitting two-photon fluorescent probes for cysteine detection and their bio-imaging in living cells

Zhiguang Yang, Ning Zhao, Yuming Sun, Fang Miao, Yong Liu, Xin Liu, Yuanhong Zhang, Wentao Ai, Guofen Song, Xiaoyuan Shen, Xiaoqiang Yu, Jingzhi Sun, Wai Yeung Wong

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Two highly selective two-photon fluorescent probes for cysteine over homocysteine, N-acetyl-l-cysteine, dithiothreitol, glutathione and other amino acids, and their fluorescent imaging in living cells have been shown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3442-3444
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

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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