Boron-Containing Phthalocyanines and Porphyrazines

Sivaev I. B. , Bregadze V. I. , Gül A. , Mironov A. F.

MACROHETEROCYCLES, vol.5, pp.292-301, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.6060/mhc2012.121211s
  • Title of Journal : MACROHETEROCYCLES
  • Page Numbers: pp.292-301


The design and synthesis of boron-containing phthalocyanines and porphyrazines is reviewed. Some of the compounds obtained can be used as agents for photodynamic therapy (PDT) and boron neutron capture therapy of cancer (BNCT) as well as dual PDT/BNCT sensitizers.