Host - Guest interactions of 4-carboxyphenoxy phthalocyanines and β-cyclodextrins in aqueous media

Xuebing Leng, Chi Fung Choi, Hai Bin Luo, Yuen Kit CHENG, Dennis K.P. Ng*

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Abstract

β-Cyclodextrin and its permethylated derivatives form 2:1 inclusion complexes with tetrakis- and octakis(4-carboxyphenoxy)phthalocyanines 1-4, reducing their aggregation tendency and promoting their sensitization of singlet oxygen formation in aqueous media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2497-2500
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume9
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2007

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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