A simple, azulene-based colorimetric probe for the detection of nitrite in water

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Murfin, Lloyd C.; López-alled, Carlos M.; Sedgwick, Adam C.; Wenk, Jannis; James, Tony D.; Lewis, Simon E.;

We describe the synthesis and evaluation of an azulene-based chemodosimeter for nitrite. The probe was found to undergo two distinct color changes upon introduction of aqueous nitrite ion. A near-instant formation of a grey color provides a qualitative indication of the... View more
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