Issue 14, 2017

Glucose selective bis-boronic acid click-fluor


Four novel bis-boronic acid compounds were synthesised via copper catalysed azide–alkyne cycloaddition (CuAAC) reactions. Glucose selectivity was observed for a particular structural motif. Moreover, a new glucose selective fluorescent sensor was designed and synthesised as a result.

Graphical abstract: Glucose selective bis-boronic acid click-fluor

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25 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
First published
01 Dec 2016
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Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 2218-2221

Glucose selective bis-boronic acid click-fluor

W. Zhai, L. Male and J. S. Fossey, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 2218 DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08534B

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