Stereochemical control of Zn(II)/Cu(II) selectivity in piperidine tripod ligands

Zhaohua Dai, Xiaodong Xu, James Canary

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Stereochemistry plays a major role in the selectivity toward zinc ion over copper(II) of some tripodal ligands with a central piperidine scaffold, one of which acts as a fluorescent zinc sensor with nanomolar sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1414-1415
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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