Jump to main content
Jump to site search
PLANNED MAINTENANCE Close the message box

Scheduled maintenance upgrade on Thursday 4th of May 2017 from 8.00am to 9.00am (BST).

During this time our websites will be offline temporarily. If you have any questions please use the feedback button on this page. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.


Issue 22, 2014
Previous Article Next Article

Development of a fluorescent sensor for illicit date rape drug GHB

Author affiliations

Abstract

The first fluorescent sensor (GHB Orange) for date rape drug GHB was developed. It exhibits the fluorescence quenching property for GHB and allows its detection in various drinks. The interaction mechanism was elucidated as intramolecular charge transfer induced by a hydrogen bond. This discovery will help in solving the drug facilitated sexual assault problems.

Graphical abstract: Development of a fluorescent sensor for illicit date rape drug GHB

Back to tab navigation
Please wait while Download options loads

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 19 Dec 2013, accepted on 20 Jan 2014 and first published on 22 Jan 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49603A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 2904-2906
  •   Request permissions

    Development of a fluorescent sensor for illicit date rape drug GHB

    D. Zhai, Y. Q. E. Tan, W. Xu and Y. Chang, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 2904
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49603A

Search articles by author