A fluorescent α-cyclodextrin as a sensor for detecting aliphatic alcohols by dual fluorescence arising from normal planar and twisted intramolecular charge transfer excited states

Keita Hamasaki, Akihiko Ueno, Fujio Toda

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Abstract

A p-dimethylaminobenzoyl moiety attached to α-cyclodextrin exhibits dual emissions from normal planar and twisted intramolecular charge transfer excited states and may be used as a fluorescent sensor for detecting aliphatic compounds such as n-pentanol and n-hexanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-333
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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