Acid-triggered release of doxorubicin from a hydrazone-linked Gd3+-texaphyrin conjugate

Min Hee Lee, Eun Joong Kim, Hyunseung Lee, Sun Young Park, Kwan Soo Hong, Jong Seung Kim, Jonathan L. Sessler

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The hydrazone-based Gd3+-texaphyrin doxorubicin conjugate 1, releases active doxorubicin at acidic pH values, allowing its components to be followed by two complementary imaging methods, namely Off-On fluorescence enhancement and MR imaging. It thus acts as a promising theranostic agent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10551-10554
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number69
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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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