A Phthalocyanine-Based Glutathione-Activated Photosensitizer with a Ferrocenyl Boron Dipyrromethene Dark Quencher for Photodynamic Therapy

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)970
Number of pages1
Journal / PublicationChemPhotoChem
Issue number10
Online published2 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


The front cover artwork is provided by the Dennis K. P. Ng group from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Pui-Chi Lo group from the City University of Hong Kong. The image illustrates the activation of a phthalocyanine-based photosensitizer through cleavage of the disulfide linker by intracellular glutathione (GSH) and separation from the ferrocenyl boron dipyrromethene-based dark quencher. Read the full text of the Article at 10.1002/cptc.201900115.