Synthesis of fluorine-containing phthalocyanines and investigation of the photophysical and photochemical properties of the metal-free and zinc phthalocyanines

Kaya E. C. , Ersoy S., Durmus M., KANTEKİN H.

HETEROCYCLIC COMMUNICATIONS, vol.24, no.5, pp.259-265, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/hc-2018-0049
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.259-265
  • Keywords: macrocyclic, metal-free phthalocyanine, metallophthalocyanine, photodynamic therapy, phthalocyanine, phthalonitrile, PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, DERIVATIVES, GALLIUM, LIGANDS


4-(3-(Trifluoromethyl) benzylthio)phthalonitrile (1) was synthesized. Metal-free phthalocyanine 2, zinc(II) phthalocyanine 3 and cobalt(II) phthalocyanine 4 were synthesized starting with dinitrile compound 1. Photodynamic therapy properties of 2 and 3 were studied.