Phosphorescent Oxygen-Sensitive Probes

  • Dmitri B. Papkovsky
  • Alexander V. Zhdanov
  • Andreas Fercher
  • Ruslan I. Dmitriev
  • James Hynes

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology book series (BRIEFSBIOCHEM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Ruslan I. Dmitriev, Dmitri B. Papkovsky
    Pages 1-28
  3. Alexander V. Zhdanov, James Hynes, Ruslan I. Dmitriev, Dmitri B. Papkovsky
    Pages 29-69
  4. Andreas Fercher, Alexander V. Zhdanov, Dmitri B. Papkovsky
    Pages 71-101

About this book


Biological O2 sensing probes and measurement techniques were first introduced in the late 80s. In the last 3-5 years they have undergone major development that have made them available and affordable for a broad range of applications in various disciplines of the life and biomedical sciences. These new chemistries and technologies, which are significantly different from the majority of other fluorescence-based probes and detection techniques, have already demonstrated their high utility. This book will provide a systematic overview of the existing and emerging O2 sensing technologies in their different modifications, a practical guide to their rational selection and use, and examples of biological applications/case studies, including details on how to set up and conduct such experiments, troubleshoot and interpret the data.


Hypoxia Oxygen imaging Oxygen sensitive probes Phosphorescence quenching Phosphorescent porphyrins Respiration and metabolism

Authors and affiliations

  • Dmitri B. Papkovsky
    • 1
  • Alexander V. Zhdanov
    • 2
  • Andreas Fercher
    • 3
  • Ruslan I. Dmitriev
    • 4
  • James Hynes
    • 5
  1. 1.Dept. BiochemistryUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  2. 2., Biochemistry DepartmentUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  3. 3., Biochemistry DepartmentUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  4. 4., Biochemistry DepartmentUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  5. 5.BioInnovation CentreUniversity College CorkCorkIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Basel
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-0348-0524-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-0348-0525-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-9353
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-9361
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