Phosphorescent proteins for bio-imaging and site selective bio-conjugation of peptides and proteins with luminescent cyclometalated iridium(iii) complexes

Hoi Yan Shiu, Hiu Chi Chong, Yun Chung Leung, Taotao Zou, Chi Ming Che

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A new bio-conjugation reaction for site selective modification of proteins and peptides with phosphorescent iridium(iii) complexes has been developed; the Ir(iii)-modified proteins and peptides display long emission lifetimes and large Stoke shifts that can be used for bio-imaging studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4375-4378
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2014

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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