Visual detection of formaldehyde by highly selective fluorophore labeling via gold(III) complex-mediated three-component coupling reaction

Kong Fan Wong, Jie Ren Deng, Xiao Qun Wei, Shi Ping Shao, Da Peng Xiang, Man Kin Wong

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A novel method for visual detection of formaldehyde with excellent selectivity via a gold(iii) complex-mediated three-component coupling reaction of resin-linked sterically bulky amines and fluorescent alkynes has been developed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7408-7411
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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