Diazachlorin and diazabacteriochlorin have been prepared through reduction of diazaporphyrin and their in vitro and in vivo activity in photodynamic therapy has been investigated.
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The authors thank Profs Aiko Fukazawa and Shigehiro Yamaguchi (Nagoya Univ.) for the help with the measurement of NIR emission spectra. This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Numbers JP26102003, JP15K21721 and JP17H01190. AY appreciates the JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists. JFL is grateful to the JSPS for a short-term postdoctoral fellowship. MGB and SR are grateful to the Région Languedoc-Roussillon (Research Grant ‘‘Chercheur(se)s d’Avenir – Editions 2013 and 2015’’, 2013-098085 and 2015-005984) and the program FEDER for financial support. SR and MGB also thank the French Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Laure Lichon is acknowledged for her technical assistance. The work at Yonsei was supported by the Global Research Laboratory (GRL) Program funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future, Korea (2013K1A1A2A02050183).
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