Mannose-substituted PPEs detect lectins: A model for Ricin sensing

Ik Bum Kim, James N. Wilson, Uwe H.F. Bunz

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The interaction of a mannose-substituted poly(para phenyleneethynylene) (mPPE) with a lectin, Concanavalin A (ConA), is reported; the ConA causes fluorescence quenching of the mPPE with a KSV of 5.6 × 10 5.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1273-1275
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
StatePublished - Mar 14 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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