A highly sensitive fluorescent probe for imaging hydrogen sulfide in living cells

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4826-4829
Journal / PublicationTetrahedron Letters
Volume54
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sept 2013

Abstract

We report herein a fluorescent probe for the detection of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) with high sensitivity and selectivity. The probe is installed with double azide groups and displays high sensitivity to H2S (around 120-fold turn-on response). It reacts with H2S with high selectivity over other reactive sulfur, nitrogen, and oxygen species. The probe was also applied to detect H2S in living cells.

Research Area(s)

  • Bioimaging, Biosensor, Fluorescent probe, Hydrogen sulfide

Citation Format(s)

A highly sensitive fluorescent probe for imaging hydrogen sulfide in living cells. / Zhang, Huatang; Wang, Ping; Chen, Ganchao et al.
In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 54, No. 36, 04.09.2013, p. 4826-4829.

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