Fluorescence imaging of selenol in HepG2 cell apoptosis induced by Na2SeO3

Fanpeng Kong, Bo Hu, Yan Gao, Kehua Xu, Xiaohong Pan, Fang Huang, Qiuling Zheng, Hao Chen, Bo Tang

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A novel fluorescence probe (HB) has been designed and synthesized to image selenol in living cells and in vivo for the first time, and used to investigate the Na2SeO3 anticancer mechanism in HepG2 cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3102-3105
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
StatePublished - Feb 21 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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