Xenon biosensor amplification via dendrimer-cage supramolecular constructs

Justin L. Mynar, Thomas J. Lowery, David E. Wemmer, Alexander Pines, Jean M.J. Fréchet*

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Polyamidoamine dendrimers were synthesized with a single biotin moiety and used with cryptophane-A cages to form supramolecular biosensor constructs. These new biosensors amplified the NMR signals obtained from polarized xenon 8 times more than the original Xe biosensor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6334-6335
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number19
StatePublished - May 17 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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