A BODIPY boronium cation for the sensing of fluoride ions. Academic Article uri icon


  • In the presence of iodide ions, the cationic p-dimethylaminopyridine adduct of 1,3,5,7,8-pentamethylpyrromethene-boron fluoride [-DMAP](+) reacts with fluoride ions to afford the corresponding brightly fluorescent difluoride -F.

published proceedings

  • Chem Commun (Camb)

altmetric score

  • 6

author list (cited authors)

  • Hudnall, T. W., & Gabbai, F. P.

citation count

  • 153

complete list of authors

  • Hudnall, Todd W||Gabbaiï, François P

publication date

  • October 2008