Chapter 7. Phthalocyanines

  1. Mark Wainwright

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744956.ch7

Photosensitisers in Biomedicine

Photosensitisers in Biomedicine

How to Cite

Wainwright, M. (2009) Phthalocyanines, in Photosensitisers in Biomedicine, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744956.ch7

Author Information

  1. School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510605

Online ISBN: 9780470744956

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Keywords:

  • porphyrin and phthalocyanine chromophores;
  • phthalocyanine synthesis;
  • steric hindrance of formation of phthalocyanines bearing bulky groups;
  • sulphonated chloroaluminium phthalocyanine in aqueous media reaction;
  • mono-/disubstituted phthalocyanine synthesis from sub-phthalocyanine precursor;
  • naphthalocyanines;
  • synthesis of 2,3-naphthalonitrile derivatives from furan;
  • benzo-fused phthalocyanines (naphthalocyanines);
  • silicon derivatives;
  • cationic photoantimicrobial phthalocyanines

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General features

  • Phthalocyanine synthesis

  • Photosens

  • Naphthalocyanines

  • Hetero-fused systems

  • Silicon derivatives

  • Photoantimicrobial activity

  • References