Patent Number: 7,732,215

Title: Cyanide sensing compounds and uses thereof

Abstract: The present invention relates to a cyanide detection method using fluorescence and cyanide sensitive boronic acid containing fluorophores, wherein a change in a measured fluorescent property correlates to the concentration of the cyanide compound in a biological or environmental test sample.

Inventors: Geddes; Chris D. (Bel-Air, MD), Badugu; Ramachandram (Baltimore, MD), Lakowicz; Joseph R. (Ellicott City, MD)

Assignee: University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

International Classification: G01N 33/00 (20060101); C07F 5/02 (20060101); C09K 11/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-08 0:00:00