Purified imines of porphyrins, chlorins, bateriochlorins, chlorophylls, bacteriochlorophylls, purpurins, reduced purpurins, verdins, Diels Alder adducts, benzochlorins and metal complexes of the foregoing imines are disclosed. The formulas of the benzochlorinimines and of the benzochlorinimine metal complexes are set forth below: ##STR1## In specific examples, M in the metal complexes is a copper cation that is complexed with two of the nitrogens of the benzochlorinimine R' and R"" are methyl, and R1 through R8 are ethyl.
The University of Toledo; Medical College of Ohio
514/410; 534/11; 534/12; 540/145
These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.
The University of Toledo
University of Toledo Libraries
Skalkos, Dimitris; Selman, Steven H.; and Hampton, James A., "Method of treating cancer tumors with imine porphyrin compounds" (1996). University of Toledo U.S. Patents. 169.