Click, Release, and Fluoresce: A Chemical Strategy for a Cascade Prodrug System for Codelivery of Carbon Monoxide, a Drug Payload, and a Fluorescent Reporter
journal contributionposted on 29.01.2018 by Ladie Kimberly C. De La Cruz, Stéphane L. Benoit, Zhixiang Pan, Bingchen Yu, Robert J. Maier, Xingyue Ji, Binghe Wang
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A chemical strategy was developed wherein a single trigger sets in motion a three-reaction cascade leading to the release of more than one drug-component in sequence with the generation of a fluorescent side product for easy monitoring. As a proof of concept, codelivery of CO with the antibiotic metronidazole was demonstrated.