Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Binghe Wang - Chair
David W. Boykin
It is well known that boronic acids can bind with diols and can be further applied as chemosensors for biomolecules such as carbohydrates and dopamine. Carbohydrates are known to mediate a large number of biological and pathological events. Small and macromolecules capable of carbohydrate recognition have great potentials as research tools, diagnostics, vectors for targeted delivery of therapeutic and imaging agents, and therapeutic agents.
Jin, Shan, "Development of Boronic Acid-Based Chemosensors" (2009). Chemistry Dissertations. Paper 31.