Synthesis 2006(13): 2147-2150  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-942424
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A New Photocaging Group for Aromatic N-Heterocycles

Hrvoje Lusic, Alexander Deiters*
North Carolina State University, Department of Chemistry, Campus Box 8204, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
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Received 3 May 2006
Publication Date:
12 June 2006 (online)


Biologically relevant nitrogen-containing heterocycles were photo-protected using an NPOM caging group that is stable under physiological conditions but readily decages under irradiation with non-photodamaging UV light.