Pub No:
287
Title:
5,15-Diphenyl-7-keto-benzochlorins. Novel Long-wavelength Absorbing Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy
Authors:
Boyle, R.W. and David Dolphin
Journal:
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun.
Year:
1994
Pages:
2463-2464
Abstract:
Copper(II)-5,15-diphenylporphyrin is converted to 5, 15-diphenyl-7-oxobenzochlorin by a modified Vilsmeier formylation, BF3-catalysed cyclization, oxidation and demetallation are described.

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