Publication details for Prof. David ParkerPoole, R.A., Kielar, F., Richardson, S.L., Stenson, P.A. & Parker, D. (2006). A ratiometric and non-enzymatic luminescence assay for uric acid: differential quenching of lanthanide excited states by anti-oxidants. Chemical Communications (39): 4084-4086.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 1359-7345, 1364-548X
- DOI: 10.1039/b611259e
- Further publication details on publisher web site
Author(s) from Durham
The excited states of Tb and Eu complexes of a common macrocyclic ligand are quenched preferentially by electron transfer from the urate anion, allowing the creation of a new assay to measure uric acid in biological fluids.