Specific Cu2+-induced J-aggregation and Hg2+-induced fluorescence enhancement based on BODIPY

Hua Lu, Zhaoli Xue, John MacK, Zhen Shen, Xiaozeng You, Nagao Kobayashi

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A BODIPY derivative with an -NH2 and -OH substituted meso-phenyl group is reported, which, under biological conditions, exhibits metal-induced J-aggregation in the presence of Cu2+ and a specific fluorescence enhancement for Hg2+.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3565-3567
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May 21

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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