Preparation of porphyrin and phthalocyanine conjugates for biomedical applications

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The aim of this review is to offer a succinct overview of the main synthetic techniques used in the preparation of conjugates containing porphyrins, including chlorins and bacteriochlorins and phthalocyanines for biomedical applications and photodynamic therapy (PDT). To illustrate the conjugation techniques representative examples from the literature will be presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)917-929
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines
Issue number10-12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2021


  • PDT
  • cleavable-linker
  • conjugation
  • phthalocyanine
  • porphyrin


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