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Tricyanovinyl substituted calix[4]pyrrole: an old yet new potential chemosensor for biothiols

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A calix[4]pyrrole bearing tricyanovinyl motif as recognition and chromophoric tag has been evaluated as an effective and selective chemosensor for cysteine, homocysteine, and glutathione. The unique changes in the absorption spectra as well as discriminative colorimetric changes in the presence of these biothiols are the attractiveness of this colorimetric assay.

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The article was received on 14 Jan 2013, accepted on 08 May 2013 and first published on 08 May 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA40206A
Citation: RSC Adv., 2013,3, 10150-10153
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    Tricyanovinyl substituted calix[4]pyrrole: an old yet new potential chemosensor for biothiols

    B. Garg and Y. Ling, RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 10150
    DOI: 10.1039/C3RA40206A

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