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Phthalamide-lanthanide complexes for use as luminescent markers

United States Patent

March 8, 2005
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The present invention provides luminescent lanthanide metal chelates comprising a metal ion of the lanthanide series and a complexing agent comprising at least one phthalamidyl moiety. Also provided are probes incorporating the phthalamidyl ligands of the invention and methods utilizing the ligands of the invention and probes comprising the ligands of the invention.
Raymond; Kenneth N. (Berkeley, CA), Petoud; Stephane (Berkeley, CA), Cohen; Seth M. (West Lake Village, CA), Xu; Jide (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 992,156
November 14, 2001
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This work was partially supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health (DK32999) and the United States Department of Energy (DEAC0376F00098). The Government may have rights in the subject matter disclosed herein.