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Title: Luminescent 1-hydroxy-2-pyridinone chelates of lanthanides

The present invention provides luminescent complexes between a lanthanide ion and an organic ligand which contains 1,2-hydroxypyridinone units. The complexes of the invention are stable in aqueous solutions and are useful as molecular probes, for example in medical diagnostics and bioanalytical assay systems. The invention also provides methods of using the complexes of the invention.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1176518
Report Number(s):
8,557,601
12/373,275
DOE Contract Number:
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007 Jul 10
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY