Detection of mercury in fish organs with a two-photon fluorescent probe

Chang Su Lim, Dong Won Kang, Yu Shun Tian, Ji Hee Han, Hye Lim Hwang, Bong Rae Cho

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We report a two-photon fluorescent probe (AHg1) that can be excited by 780 nm femto-second pulses, shows high photostability and negligible toxicity, and can visualize the site of Hg2+ accumulation, but can also estimate trace amounts of mercury ions in fresh fish organs by two-photon microscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2388-2390
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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