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chlo·rin

(klōr'in), Do not confuse this word with chlorine.
One of the root structures of the chlorophylls (see porphyrin). Addition of the two-carbon bridge (see chlorophyll) to chlorin yields phorbin(e); addition of side chains yields the phorbides, distinguished by a number of arbitrary prefixes (those found in the chlorophylls are pheo- and bacteriopheophorbide); esterification of the propionic group by phytyl yields the respective phytins, and the addition of magnesium yields the chlorophylls (magnesium phytinates). See: porphyrins.
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The cells were incubated in dark in 96-well plates with different concentrations of the Sn(IV) chlorin e6 photosensitiser (10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 [micro]g/ml) and was not treated with light.
argentina with [sup.1][O.sub.2] production during PDT, we employed Toluidine blue and Chlorin e6 as well-known PSs to induce a high singlet oxygen production (Figure 6).
mTHPC: Meso-tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin PDT: Photodynamic therapy DLI: Drug light interval.
Dougherty, "Chlorin and porphyrin derivatives as potential photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy," Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.