Tetraphenylethylene- and fluorene-functionalized near-infrared aza-BODIPY dyes for living cell imaging

Li Zhu, Wensheng Xie, Lingyun Zhao, Yongjie Zhang, Zhijian Chen
2017 RSC Advances  
The new NIR absorbing aza-BODIPY dyes bearing tetraphenylethylene and fluorinyl substituents were synthesized and characterized. The application potential of these new dyes in living cell imaging was demonstrated.
doi:10.1039/c7ra10820f fatcat:kdof6u2w6rcevhulw5faza4req