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Induced fit activity-based sensing: a mechanistic study of pyrophosphate detection with a “flexible” Fe-salen complex

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Author Yadav Prerna, Blacque Olivier, Roodt Andreas, Zelder Felix,
Project A stimuli responsive disassembly strategy as versatile tool for analytical applications
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers
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Title of proceedings Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers
DOI 10.1039/d1qi00209k

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Type of Open Access Publisher (Gold Open Access)


A detailed mechanistic study of pyrophosphate (PPi) detection with a fluorometric Fe-salen based probe unravels the key structural switch of the Fe-bound PPi (“induced fit principle”) explaining the novel selectivity over other competing analytes.