A novel phthalocyanine derivative containing a Ca2+ chelating agent with structure similar to EDTA has been synthesized in 3 steps. The addition of a chelating agent to the phthalocyanine macrocycle make it a synergic compound useful for PDT.
Lunardi, C.N., Rotta, G., Jeane, C. and Tedesco, A.C., 2007. Synthesis, photophysical and photobiological study of synergic photosensitizer: zinc-phthalocyanine with Ca2+ chelating agent. Current Organic Chemistry, 11(7), pp.647-654.
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