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A smart perylene derived photosensitizer for lysosome-targeted and self-assessed photodynamic therapy

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A perylene probe PC4 is explored as a smart lysosome-targeted photosensitizer. It can efficiently kill cancer cells and also mark dead cells with bright fluorescence emission in nuclei for real-time monitoring and assessing of the photodynamic therapeutic efficiency.

Graphical abstract: A smart perylene derived photosensitizer for lysosome-targeted and self-assessed photodynamic therapy

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Submitted
26 Nov 2018
Accepted
20 Dec 2018
First published
21 Dec 2018

Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 1036-1039
Article type
Communication

A smart perylene derived photosensitizer for lysosome-targeted and self-assessed photodynamic therapy

N. Niu, H. Zhou, N. Liu, H. Jiang, E. Hussain, Z. Hu and C. Yu, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 1036
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09396B

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