From antenna to assay: lessons learned in lanthanide luminescence

Moore, Evan G., Samuel, Amanda P. S. and Raymond, Kenneth N. (2009) From antenna to assay: lessons learned in lanthanide luminescence. Accounts of Chemical Research, 42 4: 542-552. doi:10.1021/ar800211j


Author Moore, Evan G.
Samuel, Amanda P. S.
Raymond, Kenneth N.
Title From antenna to assay: lessons learned in lanthanide luminescence
Journal name Accounts of Chemical Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0001-4842
1520-4898
Publication date 2009-04-01
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1021/ar800211j
Volume 42
Issue 4
Start page 542
End page 552
Total pages 11
Place of publication Washington, DC United States
Publisher American Chemical Society
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Ligand-sensitized, luminescent lanthanide(III) complexes are of considerable importance because their unique photophysical properties (microsecond to millisecond lifetimes, characteristic and narrow emission bands, and large Stokes shifts) make them well suited as labels in fluorescence-based bioassays. The long-lived emission of lanthanide(III) cations can be temporally resolved from scattered light and background fluorescence to vastly enhance measurement sensitivity. One challenge in this field is the design of sensitizing ligands that provide highly emissive complexes with sufficient stability and aqueous solubility for practical applications
Keyword Water Molecules
Excited states
Complexes
Sensitization
Emission
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
 
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