Water soluble distyryl-boradiazaindacenes as efficient photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy


ATILGAN S., Ekmekci Z. , DOGAN A. L. , GUC D., AKKAYA E. U.

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, no.42, pp.4398-4400, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 42
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/b612347c
  • Title of Journal : CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.4398-4400

Abstract

We introduce a novel class of water soluble, extended conjugation boradiazaindacene dyes which are efficient singlet oxygen generators and have spectacular photoinduced cytotoxicity when excited in the "therapeutic window" of the electromagnetic spectrum.