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Water soluble distyryl-boradiazaindacenes as efficient photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy

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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.

Graphical abstract: Water soluble distyryl-boradiazaindacenes as efficient photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy

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The article was received on 29 Aug 2006, accepted on 22 Sep 2006 and first published on 06 Oct 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B612347C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2006,0, 4398-4400
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    Water soluble distyryl-boradiazaindacenes as efficient photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy

    S. Atilgan, Z. Ekmekci, A. L. Dogan, D. Guc and E. U. Akkaya, Chem. Commun., 2006, 0, 4398
    DOI: 10.1039/B612347C

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