NBD-F has similar properties and applications to NBD-Cl. Upon reacting with amines and thiol compounds it generates the same fluorescent adducts as those of NBD-Cl (see 81203). Compared with NBD-Cl, NBD-F is more reactive, and should be more carefully stored.
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