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Syntheses of some new porphyrin photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy
Author(s): Fuu-Yau Shiau
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Paper Abstract

Syntheses and chemical characterization of a number of new porphyrin-derived sensitizers, related to Photofrin-II and otherwise, are described. The major thrust of our more recent work centers on preparation of porphyrin oligomers linked by ester, ether, or carbon-carbon bonds, as well as photosensitizers with long-wavelength absorbance. Where appropriate, PDT activity is briefly mentioned.

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Date Published: 21 January 1990
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 10306, Future Directions and Applications in Photodynamic Therapy, 1030606 (21 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2283668
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Fuu-Yau Shiau, Univ. of Caliornia, Davis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10306:
Future Directions and Applications in Photodynamic Therapy
Charles J. Gomer, Editor(s)

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