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Fluorescent Properties of 9-Anthracenecarboxamides


A number of new 9-anthracenecarboxamides are synthesized in order to create new fluorescent probes for studying biological systems. The parameters of their fluorescence in organic solvents of various polarities are investigated, and possible mechanisms of internal quenching of fluorescence of these compounds are discussed. One of the compounds, 4-ethoxycarbonylphenylamide of 9-anthracenecarboxylic acid, is shown to be a promising basis for the development of a new fluorescent probe.

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Boldyrev, I.A., Molotkovsky, J.G. Fluorescent Properties of 9-Anthracenecarboxamides. Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry 30, 586–591 (2004).

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