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Title: Fluorescent recognition of l - and d -tryptophan in water by micelle probes
A series of BINOL-based monoaldehydes have been designed and synthesized as fluorescent probes for l - and d -tryptophan. It is found that in the presence of a diblock copolymer PEG-PLLA, these probes can be encapsulated into micelles which in combination with Zn 2+ have exhibited chemo- and enantioselective fluorescent enhancement with tryptophan in aqueous media.  more » « less
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Materials Chemistry Frontiers
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2384 to 2388
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National Science Foundation
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