Mitochondrial Luminophore Small Molecule (Tool Compound)
- Name Michael Coogan
- Institute Lancaster University
Tool name: Mitochondrial Luminophore Small Molecule (Tool Compound)
Molecular formula: Re(CO)3(bpy)(Py-3-CH2Cl)] PF6
Tool type: Small molecules
Tool sub-type: Luminophore
Molecular weight of the target: 554
Description: 3-Chloromethylpyridyl bipyridine fac-tricarbonyl rhenium is a mitochondrion-selective metal-to-ligand charge transfer rhenium dye, that has been designed for a specific biological target. It has the advantage of a long lifetime and a large Stokes shift, which makes it an attractive candidates for biological imaging.
Research area: Drug Discovery & Development
IUPAC: 3-Chloromethylpyridyl bipyridine fac-tricarbonyl rhenium
Additional notes: 3-Chloromethylpyridyl bipyridine fac-tricarbonyl rhenium showed the typical photophysical properties of a cationic rhenium tricarbonyl bisimine; excitation at Îťmax 364 nm, emission at Îťmax 551 nm and a fluorescence lifetime of t = 131 ns.
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- • New J. Chem., 2008,32, 1097-1102 DOI: 10.1039/B802215A