Dual emission fluorescent compounds

Peter Karuso (Inventor), Soumit Chatterjee (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The invention relates to a dual emission fluorescent compound comprising a chromophore suitable for exhibiting an emission at a first wavelength from an excited state; wherein the compound further comprises one or more groups suitable for inducing a structural rearrangement in the molecule on formation of the excited state, wherein the structural rearrangement stabilises at least a second electromagnetic emission at a second wavelength, such that dual emission is observable at room temperature. Such dual emission allows for the super sensitive ratiometric quantification of analytes.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2017147646
IPCC07D 263/22 (2006.01),C07D 233/06 (2006.01),C07C 233/76 (2006.01),C07C 231/10 (2006.01)
Priority date29/02/16
Filing date28/02/17
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sep 2017


  • dual emission
  • fluorescence
  • GFP

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