Porphyrin and phthalocyanine glycodendritic conjugates: Synthesis, photophysical and photochemical properties

Sandrina Silva, Patrícia M.R. Pereira, Patrícia Silva, Filipe A. Almeida Paz, Maria A.F. Faustino, José A.S. Cavaleiro, João P.C. Tomé

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Abstract

Synthesis of water soluble porphyrin and phthalocyanine derivatives with, respectively, eight and sixteen galactose units has been carried out. The combined preliminary photophysical and photochemical features of the new products suggest that they might be promising photodynamic therapeutic agents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3608-3610
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number30
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 14 2012

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