Luminescent Tb3+ complex with pendant crown ether showing dual-component recognition of H+ and K+ at multiple pH windows

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(Chemical Equation Presented) A lanthanide luminescent probe that was functionalized with quinoline-alkylated diaza-18-crown-6 showed dual-component recognition of concentrations of H+ and K+ at four independent pH ranges, including in the physiological pH window. Moreover, it exhibited pH- and [K+]-independent long-lived lanthanide luminescent lifetimes in aqueous solution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4841-4844
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 23 Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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