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Water-soluble and fluorescent dendritic perylene bisimides for live-cell imaging

Author:
Gao, Baoxiang, Li, Hongxia, Liu, Hongmei, Zhang, Licui, Bai, Qianqian, Ba, Xinwu
Source:
Chemical communications 2011 v.47 no.13 pp. 3894-3896
ISSN:
1364-548X
Subject:
chemical reactions, cytotoxicity, fluorescence, image analysis, imides, polyethylene glycol, water solubility
Abstract:
We prepared dendritic perylene bisimide probes with triblock structures: perylene bisimides fluorescence cores, branched oligo(glutamic acid)s and polyethylene glycol chains. These probes showed good water solubility, low cytotoxicity and strong fluorescence in live cells.
Agid:
6589054