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Metal complexes of texaphyrins
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-09-01)
Texaphyrins are provided for use as radiation sensitizers. Advantageous properties of texaphyrins for use as a radiation sensitizer include: i) a low redox potential which allows radiation-induced hydrated electrons to ...
Methods of producing singlet oxygen using compounds having improved functionalization
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-05-26)
Novel texaphyrin compounds having improved functionalization are described. Metal complexes of these compounds are active as photosensitizers for the generation of singlet oxygen and thus are potentially useful for treatments ...
Treatment of neoplastic tissue by water-soluble texaphyrine metal complexes
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-03-31)
The present invention relates to the use of water-soluble texaphyrin-diamagnetic metal complexes retaining lipophilicity as photosensitizers in the treatment of benign and malignant neoplastic tissue.