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Chem Commun (Camb). 2012 Nov 18;48(89):11017-9. doi: 10.1039/c2cc36686j.

A multifunctional nanosensor based on silica nanoparticles and biological applications in living cells.

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  • 1Key Laboratory of Nonferrous Metal Chemistry and Resources Utilization of Gansu Province, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, P. R. China.


A multifunctional nanosensor based on silica nanoparticles has been designed by importing metal binding sites and hydrogen bonds directly attached to the chromophore. It works well in the recognition of Hg(2+), H(2)PO(4)(-), S(2-)via different combination mechanisms, and intracellular imaging.

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