Time-resolved fluorescent detection of Hg2+ in a complex environment by conjugating magnetic nanoparticles with a triple-helix molecular switch.

TitleTime-resolved fluorescent detection of Hg2+ in a complex environment by conjugating magnetic nanoparticles with a triple-helix molecular switch.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZheng J, Nie Y, Hu Y, Li J, Li Y, Jiang Y, Yang R
JournalChemical communications (Cambridge, England)
Volume49
Issue61
Pagination6915-7
Date Published2013 Aug 7
Abstract

In this communication, we molecularly engineered a light-switching excimer oligonucleotide-based probe for time-resolved fluorescent detection of Hg(2+). By combining a time-resolved fluorescence technique and magnetic nanoparticles, Hg(2+) spiked in human urine was detected.

DOI10.1039/c3an00948c
Alternate JournalChem. Commun. (Camb.)