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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 591-593; doi:10.3390/50300591
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Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Using Spiropyran and Diarylethene Photochromic Acceptors

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Published: 22 March 2000
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Abstract

We describe the preparation and photophysical characterization of two model compounds designed to test a new approach for the quantitative determination of Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) in biological systems. The method enables modulation of FRET by exploiting the unique reversible spectral properties of photochromic diarylethenes and spiropyrans to create switchable energy acceptors.
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Giordano, L.; Macareno, J.; Song, L.; Jovin, T.M.; Irie, M.; Jares-Erijman, E.A. Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Using Spiropyran and Diarylethene Photochromic Acceptors. Molecules 2000, 5, 591-593.

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