Synthesis of Brooker's merocyanine derivatives and their application as a sensor of hydrogen sulfide

Tekir, Şafak
Brooker's merocyanine has some unique features related to its color properties. Its facile synthesis and derivatization broaden the applications in various areas. Since it can be modified with various functional groups, it can be applied as a sensor with necessary recognition modules. In this thesis, Brooker's merocyanine derivatives were designed and 10 different derivatives were synthesized for their application as sensor of hydrogen sulfide. Nitro and azide derivatives were tried to be reduced by hydrogen sulfide. Cell studies of nitro derivative were conducted using two different cell lines. Cyanate derivatives were also synthesized in order to get a turn-on fluorescent sensor for hydrogen sulfide.


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Citation Formats
Ş. Tekir, “Synthesis of Brooker’s merocyanine derivatives and their application as a sensor of hydrogen sulfide,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2022.