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Web Date: December 11, 2017

Detergent-based artificial tongue identifies bottled water brands

An assembly containing a single type of fluorescent sensor can detect 13 different metal ions
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Analytical SCENE, Organic SCENE
Keywords: chemical sensing, fluorescent sensor, artificial tongue, metal ions, fluorophore

A new, easy-to-make artificial tongue can distinguish different brands of bottled water (ACS Sensors 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00634). The simple chemical sensor uses a single type of fluorescent molecule to detect and quantify 13 different metal ions.

Fluorescent sensors are excellent for detecting minute, nanomolar levels of target chemicals in solution in . . .

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