Non-covalent functionalized SWNTs as delivery agents for novel Bodipy-based potential PDT sensitizers


Erbas S., Gorgulu A. , Kocakusakogullari M., Akkaya E. U.

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, no.33, pp.4956-4958, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/b908485a
  • Title of Journal : CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.4956-4958

Abstract

Pyrenyl-functionalized distyryl-Bodipy sensitizer attached non-covalently to SWNTs was shown to generate singlet oxygen when excited at 660 nm with a red LED array; this work emphasizes the potential of SWNT as a viable alternative carrier of bioactive agents, including photodynamic therapy sensitizers.