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Issue 6, 2014
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A “turn-on” carbon nanotube–Ag nanoclusters fluorescent sensor for sensitive and selective detection of Hg2+ with cyclic amplification of exonuclease III activity

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Abstract

With exonuclease III activity on DNA hybrids containing thymine–Hg2+–thymine, a label-free ultrasensitive “turn-on” fluorescent sensor involving “quenching” and “reappearing” processes based on a carbon nanotube–Ag nanoclusters system is demonstrated for amplified determination of Hg2+.

Graphical abstract: A “turn-on” carbon nanotube–Ag nanoclusters fluorescent sensor for sensitive and selective detection of Hg2+ with cyclic amplification of exonuclease III activity

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The article was received on 03 Sep 2013, accepted on 21 Oct 2013 and first published on 22 Oct 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46716C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 747-750
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    A “turn-on” carbon nanotube–Ag nanoclusters fluorescent sensor for sensitive and selective detection of Hg2+ with cyclic amplification of exonuclease III activity

    G. Wang, G. Xu, Y. Zhu and X. Zhang, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 747
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46716C

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