The ligand dependent luminescent properties of a lanthanide-based complex to study and optimize its use as a biomedical label

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Sarah Marie Ryder (Creator)
Western Carolina University (WCU )
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Brian Dinkelmeyer

Abstract: The synthesis of novel electron donating and water-soluble ligands for Eu3+ coordination in efforts to optimize the luminescent properties of a europium TTA complex. Biomedical labeling with luminescent lanthanide complexes can be used to image and measure structural characteristics of proteins and other biological molecules with high spectral purity. This works aims to study structural variations of a PIP ligand that optimize the efficacy of a europium complex for its use as a fluorescent biomedical label. Each PIP ligand was synthesized from 1,10-Phenanthroline-5,6-dione and an aldehyde substituent to be further reacted with Eu(TTA)3.2H2O to form the chelated europium complex. The structure of each PIP ligand was characterized using FT-IR, 1 H NMR, and 13C NMR spectroscopy.

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Language: English
Date: 2021
antenna effect, biomedical labeling, fluorescence label, lanthanide luminescence, photoluminescence, synthesis
Biomedical engineering -- Labels
Rare earth metals -- Luminescence

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