Target-selective degradation of proteins by porphyrins upon visible photo-irradiation

Shuho Tanimoto, Shuichi Matsumura, Kazunobu Toshima

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A porphyrin derivative effectively and selectively degraded the target transcription factor, human estrogen receptor-α (hER-α), upon visible light irradiation, in the absence of additives and under neutral conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3678-3680
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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