Evidence for the optical signalling of changes in bicarbonate concentration within the mitochondrial region of living cells.

Department of Chemistry, Durham University, South Road, Durham, UK DH1 3LE.
Chemical Communications (Impact Factor: 6.38). 07/2011; 47(26):7347-9. DOI: 10.1039/c1cc11853f
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ABSTRACT Image and spectral intensity from bicarbonate-selective europium(III) probes localised in the mitochondria of cells is modulated reversibly by variation of external pCO(2), and is suppressed by addition of the carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, acetazolomide.

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