Synfacts 2009(4): 0384-0384  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087847
Synthesis of Materials and Unnatural Products
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Cyanide Detection with Heterocyclic Quinoid Compounds

Contributor(s): Timothy M. Swager, Trisha L. Andrew
G. Qian, X. Li, Z. Y. Wang*
Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, P. R. of China; Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
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Publication Date:
23 March 2009 (online)


Compound 2 was found to selectively detect cyanide ions in DMF-H2O mixtures (99:1) at ambient conditions with a detection limit of 1.0 µM.