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Carbon-dot-based ratiometric fluorescent sensor for detecting hydrogen sulfide in aqueous media and inside live cells

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Abstract

A FRET ratiometric fluorescent sensor was developed for detecting H2S in aqueous media and serum, as well as inside live cells. For this sensor, carbon dots serve as the energy donor and also the anchoring site for the probe. This sensor is highly selective and sensitive with a detection limit of 10 nM which is the lowest among fluorescent H2S sensors.

Graphical abstract: Carbon-dot-based ratiometric fluorescent sensor for detecting hydrogen sulfide in aqueous media and inside live cells

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The article was received on 08 Oct 2012, accepted on 05 Nov 2012 and first published on 05 Nov 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37329G
Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 403-405

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    Carbon-dot-based ratiometric fluorescent sensor for detecting hydrogen sulfide in aqueous media and inside live cells

    C. Yu, X. Li, F. Zeng, F. Zheng and S. Wu, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 403
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37329G

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