Document Type

Patent

Abstract

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 for retarding growth of cancer tumors such as bladder tumors. 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.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US5424305

Publication Date

6-13-1995

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo; Medical College of Ohio

Application Number

08/158020

Filing Date

November 1993

Primary Class

514/185

Secondary Class

534/11; 534/12; 540/145

Rights

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.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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