Porphyrin-based ytterbium complexes targeting anionic phospholipid membranes as selective biomarkers for cancer cell imaging

Tao Zhang, Chi Fai Chan, Rongfeng Lan, Hongguang Li, Nai Ki MAK, Rick W K WONG*, Ka-Leung WONG

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Abstract

A porphyrin ytterbium complex (Yb-N) showed strong binding to phosphatidylserine and capability to differentiate cancer cells via targeting the anionic phospholipid membrane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7252-7254
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume49
Issue number65
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2013

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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