Selective Sensing of Iron by Pyrrolo[2,3-c]Quinolines

Togiti Uday Kumar, Shweta Pawar, Amit Nag, Anupam Bhattacharya

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This paper reports development of an iron sensor, 2-(3H-pyrrolo[2,3-c]quinolin-4-yl)aniline (APQ). The fluorophore facilitates micromolar detection of Fe 3+ /Fe 2+ in the presence of various cations, including well-known interfering cations Co 2+ and Cu 2+ by the process of fluorescence quenching. [Figure not available: see fulltext.].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-277
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Fluorescence
Issue number1
StatePublished - 15 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes

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  • Iron sensing
  • Logic gate
  • Pyrrolo-quinoline
  • Quenching


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