Verónica Almeida-Marrero
Autonomous University of Madrid
DNA origamiBiophysicsBiocompatible materialInternalizationNanomedicineOrganelleNanotechnologyCationic polymerizationChemistryNanostructureMaterials sciencePhototoxicityMoietyHeLaSinglet oxygenPhotoimmunotherapyJanusSialic acidPhotochemical internalizationPhthalocyaninePhotodynamic therapyPhotosensitizerTheranostic NanomedicineLight managementBiological mediaMoleculeBiomoleculeAmphiphilePhotochemistryIntracellularCell cultureMicrobiologyFluorescence
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#1Verónica Almeida-Marrero (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 2
#2Marta Mascaraque (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 6
Last. Andrés de la Escosura (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 23
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In the endeavor of extending the clinical use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for the treatment of superficial cancers and other neoplastic diseases, deeper knowledge and control on the subcellular processes that determine the response of photosensitizers (PS) are needed. Recent strategies in this direction involve the use of activatable and nanostructured PS. Herein both capacities have been tuned in two dendritic zinc (II) phthalocyanine (ZnPc) derivatives, either asymmetrically or symmetrically...
#1Asma Rahali (Carthage University)
#1Asma Rahali (Carthage University)H-Index: 1
Last. Eduardo Anaya-Plaza (Aalto University)H-Index: 8
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Design and synthesis of novel photosensitizer architectures is a key step toward new multifunctional molecular materials. Photoactive Janus-type molecules provide interesting building blocks for such systems by presenting two well-defined chemical functionalities that can be utilized orthogonally. Herein a multifunctional phthalocyanine is reported, bearing a bulky and positively charged moiety that hinders their aggregation while providing the ability to adhere on DNA origami nanostructures via...
#1Marie Halaskova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 1
#2Asma Rahali (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 1
Last. Petr Zimcik (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 23
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Photodynamic therapy is a treatment modality of cancer based on the production of cytotoxic species upon the light activation of photosensitizers. Zinc phthalocyanine photosensitizers bearing four ...
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Last. Tomás TorresH-Index: 97
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#1Verónica Almeida-Marrero (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 2
#2Eveline van de Winckel (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 5
Last. Andrés de la Escosura (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 23
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The development of photoactive and biocompatible nanomaterials is a current major challenge of materials science and nanotechnology, as they will contribute to promoting current and future biomedical applications. A growing strategy in this direction consists of using biologically inspired hybrid materials to maintain or even enhance the optical properties of chromophores and fluorophores in biological media. Within this area, porphyrinoids constitute the most important family of organic photose...
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