Toward singlet oxygen delivery at a measured rate : a self - reporting photosensitizer
Akkaya, E. U.
1523-7060 (print)1523-7052 (online)
American Chemical Society
2946 - 2949
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A Bodipy-based energy transfer cassette with a singlet oxygen reactive linker between the donor and acceptor modules has an interesting emergent property, if the acceptor module is also a photosensitizer. Singlet oxygen produced by the photosensitizer reacts rapidly with the molecule itself to liberate the energy donor, resulting in an enhanced fluorescence emission. The result is a self-reporting photosensitizer providing an assessment of the singlet oxygen production rate under the operational conditions.