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Low Molecular Weight Fluorescent Probes (LMFPs) to Detect the Group 12 Metal Triad

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
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Chemosensors 2019, 7(2), 22; https://doi.org/10.3390/chemosensors7020022
Received: 2 March 2019 / Revised: 17 April 2019 / Accepted: 19 April 2019 / Published: 28 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Chemical Sensors for Heavy Metals/Toxin Detection)

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Fluorescence sensing, of d-block elements such as Cu2+, Fe3+, Fe2+, Cd2+, Hg2+, and Zn2+ has significantly increased since the beginning of the 21st century. These particular metal ions play essential roles in biological, industrial, and environmental applications, therefore, there has been a drive to measure, detect, and remediate these metal ions. We have chosen to highlight the low molecular weight fluorescent probes (LMFPs) that undergo an optical response upon coordination with the group 12 triad (Zn2+, Cd2+, and Hg2+), as these metals have similar chemical characteristics but behave differently in the environment. View Full-Text
Keywords: chemosensors; fluorescence; recognition; sensing; group 12 metals (zinc; cadmium; and mercury) chemosensors; fluorescence; recognition; sensing; group 12 metals (zinc; cadmium; and mercury)
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Johnson, A.D.; Curtis, R.M.; Wallace, K.J. Low Molecular Weight Fluorescent Probes (LMFPs) to Detect the Group 12 Metal Triad. Chemosensors 2019, 7, 22.

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