Fang, L, Trigiante, G, Kousseff, CJ, Crespo-Otero, R, Philpott, MP and Watkinson, M (2018) Biotin-tagged fluorescent sensor to visualize 'mobile' Zn2+ in cancer cells. Chemical Communications (69). pp. 9619-9266. ISSN 1364-548X

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A cancer cell-targeting fluorescent sensor has been developed to image mobile Zn2+ by introducing a biotin group. It shows a highly selective response to Zn2+ in vitro, no toxicity in cellulo and images 'mobile' Zn2+ specifically in cancer cells. We believe this probe has the potential to help improve our understanding of the role of Zn2+ in the processes of cancer initiation and development.

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Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD415 Biochemistry
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2018 08:31
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 01:30

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