Luminescent rhenium(I) polypyridine complexes with an isothiocyanate moiety-versatile labelling reagents for biomolecules

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2634-2640
Journal / PublicationJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2001


The synthesis, characterisation and photophysical properties of a series of new rhenium(I) polypyridine complexes, [Re(N-N)(CO)3(py-3-NCS)]3+, reported; the isothiocyanate moiety enables these complexes to react with primary amine groups of modified oligonucleotides and proteins.