Anion sensing with a Lewis acidic BODIPY-antimony( v ) derivative
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We describe the synthesis of a BODIPY dye substituted with a Lewis acidic antimony(v) moiety. This compound, which has been fully characterized, shows a high affinity for small anions including fluoride and cyanide, the complexation of which elicits a fluorescence turn-on response.
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Christianson, A. M., & Gabbaï, F. P.