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Targeted photodynamic therapy via receptor mediated delivery systems.
Targeted photodynamic therapy (PDT) offers the opportunity of enhancing photodynamic efficiency by directly targeting diseased cells and tissues. While antibody-conjugates have received the mostExpand
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Current status of phthalocyanines in the photodynamic therapy of cancer
Photodynamic therapy is a binary treatment now accepted in clinic for various malignancies in several countries around the world. Phthalocyanine molecules are second-generation photosensitizers withExpand
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Photodynamic Properties of Amphiphilic Derivatives of Aluminum Tetrasulfophthalocyanine¶
Abstract Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a promising treatment modality that has recently been accepted in clinics as a curative or palliative therapy for cancer and other nonmalignant conditions.Expand
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Role of activated oxygen species in photodynamic therapy.
Publisher Summary Knowledge of photodynamic therapy has increased substantially. So much so that it is now an approved treatment for various cancers and subsequent uses for PDT are being determinedExpand
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Use of palladium catalysis in the synthesis of novel porphyrins and phthalocyanines
Palladium catalysts offer a rich and highly versatile chemistry for the synthesis of novel porphyrins and phthalocyanines. These mild and flexible reactions have been used extensively in theExpand
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Attenuation of photodynamically induced apoptosis by an RGD containing peptide.
Research efforts have focused on the improvement of already established photodynamic therapy (PDT) protocols. The use of adjunct therapies is one such route. The integrin class of receptors mediatesExpand
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Novel water-soluble phthalocyanines substituted with phosphonate moieties on the benzo rings
Abstract The synthesis and characterization of a series of phthalocyanine derivatives bearing phosphonate substituents directly bound to the aromatic rings of the phthalocyanine is described. TheseExpand
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A new procedure for the synthesis of water-soluble tri- cationic and -anionic phthalocyanines
A series of water-soluble tri-anionic and -cationic substituted phthalocyanines has been synthesized via iodinated boron subphthalocyanines. The latter were opened with differently substitutedExpand
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