αvβ3-Isoform specific erbium complexes highly specific for bladder cancer imaging and photodynamic therapy

Yan Zhou, Chi Fai Chan, Daniel W.J. Kwong, Ga Lai Law, Steven Cobb, Wai Kwok Wong, Ka Leung Wong

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Abstract

We have synthesized a bifunctional erbium-porphyrin tumor imaging and PDT agent (Er-R3) that is capable of killing bladder cancer cells via its selective binding to the integrin αvβ3isoform overexpressed on the cell membrane.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)557-560
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

ASJC 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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