American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several stable, light-fast, blue or green organic pigments derived from the basic compound (C6H4C2N)4N4 and used in enamels, printing inks, linoleum, and plastics.
- From phthalimide + cyanine (Wiktionary)
- phthal(ic) + cyanine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Their small size enables them to easily enter cells, and the phthalocyanine is taken up along with them.”
“Healthy cells will also internalise the drug-coated nanoparticles, but unlike cancer cells they will excrete the phthalocyanine.”
“If all goes to plan, phthalocyanine nanoparticles could be available for human trials within five years and will be administered either by injection into the bloodstream or directly into a tumour.”
“The common dye found in blue jeans and ballpoint pens is called phthalocyanine and is a light-activated, or photosensitive, agent with cell-destroying properties.”
“For some reason, phthalocyanine does not get into the skin – making it more suitable for treating solid tumours within the body.”
“I addressed one aspect of the problem by substituting phthalocyanine dyes for silica, and they worked perfectly, with their effectiveness decreasing as predicted when the particle size was increased by recrystalization from liquid hydrogen fluoride.”
“I became interested in the photochemistry of some new phthalocyanine adducts and of quinoneimine dioxides.”
“Nanowires of metallo-phthalocyanine molecules have diameters of a mere 10 to 50 nanometers and a length of up to 100 microns.”
“The article, "Lewis acid-catalysed formation of two-dimensional phthalocyanine covalent organic frameworks," appears in the online edition of the journal”
“Under the transmission electron microscope (TEM), several cobalt phthalocyanine nanowires grow out of an iron phthalocyanine nanowire which is decorated with silver particles.”
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