Imaging the static dielectric constant in vitro and in living cells by a bioconjugable GFP chromophore analog

Giovanni Signore, Gerardo Abbandonato, Barbara Storti, Martin T Stöckl, Vinod Subramaniam, Ranieri Bizzarri

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    Abstract

    A fluorescent probe structurally similar to the GFP chromophore is demonstrated to report the local static dielectric constant. This probe can be chemically functionalized for selective targeting at the intracellular level.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1723-5
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Commununications
    Volume49
    Issue number17
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2013

    Keywords

    • Animals
    • Benzoates
    • CHO Cells
    • Cholesterol
    • Cricetinae
    • Cricetulus
    • Fluorescent Dyes
    • Furans
    • Green Fluorescent Proteins
    • Microscopy, Confocal
    • Static Electricity
    • Unilamellar Liposomes
    • Journal Article
    • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

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