Light-Induced Translocation of a Conjugated Polyelectrolyte in Cells: From Fluorescent Probe to Anticancer Agent.

Dual-functional probes, which not only enable visualization of diseased cells but also induce therapeutic cellular responses, are essential to biological studies. In the current work, a conjugated polyelectrolyte, PPET3-N2, was designed and synthesized as a dual-functional probe. The poly(phenylene ethynylene) terthiophene polymer backbone contributes to… CONTINUE READING