By Ute Resch-Genger, Markus Grabolle, Roland Nitschke, Thomas Nann (auth.), Alexander P. Demchenko (eds.)
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Changes in temperature typically result only in small spectral shifts, yet in considerable changes in the fluorescence quantum yield and lifetime. This sensitivity can be favorably exploited for the design of fluorescent sensors and probes [24, 51], though it can unfortunately also hamper quantification from simple measurements of fluorescence intensity . , circumvented by ratiometric measurements [24, 115]. The microenvironment dependence of the optical properties of organic fluorophores is controlled by dye class, nature of the emitting state(s), excited state redox potential, charge, and hydrophilicity.
Examples are enzyme-catalyzed labeling by posttranslational modification, as in biotin ligase-catalyzed introduction of biotin into biotin acceptor peptides, which may be used to label proteins at the cell surface. Both intracellular and surface labeling have also been achieved by specific chelation of membrane-permeant fluorescent ligands (biarsenical dyes such as FIAsH or ReAsH bind to the tetracysteine motif, Ni-nitriloacetic acid (NTA) conjugates bind to the hexahistidine motif, and Zn conjugates), or by self-labeling, in which proteins fused to O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase are combined with enzymatic substrate derivatives (O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase (AGT) or SNAP-tags) [1, 99].
Advanced Fluorescence Reporters in Chemistry and Biology II: Molecular Constructions, Polymers and Nanoparticles by Ute Resch-Genger, Markus Grabolle, Roland Nitschke, Thomas Nann (auth.), Alexander P. Demchenko (eds.)