Sivaramapanicker Sreejith - Detection of zinc ions under aqueous conditions using chirality assisted solid-state fluorescence of a bipyridyl based fluorophore

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      Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Kizhumuri P. Divya and Ayyappanpillai   Ajayaghosh

      Chem. Commun., 2008, 2903-2905



      A pyrrole end-capped bipyridyl ligand 1a incorporating a   chiral
      handle exhibited high solid-state emission when compared to   the
      achiral analogue 1b and to the racemic molecule 1c which
      allowed the design of a reusable fluorescent probe for the
      selective detection of Zn2+ under aqueous conditions.

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