Photo-induced electron transfer as a general design logic for fluorescent molecular sensors for cations

Aiden J. Bryan, A. Prasanna de Silva, Saliya Desilva, R. A.D.Dayasiri Rupasinghe, K. R.A.Samankumara Sandanayake

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Abstract

The reasons for the value of molecular fluorescence as a biosensing technique are outlined. The case of fluorescent sensors for cations is discussed with emphasis on a new general design logic employing the principle of photo-induced electron transfer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-179
Number of pages11
JournalBiosensors
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989

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Keywords

  • Fluorescence
  • alkali metal ion sensors
  • pH indicators
  • photo-induced electron transfer.

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