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Table 3 Effects of tetrapyrroles on cell viability and growth.

From: Prevention of poxvirus infection by tetrapyrroles

Compound CC50 (µg/mL)
  Cytostatic activitya Cell proliferationb
ZnPPIX 370 25
CuPcS(3444) > 1000 > 500
TNapPS 400  
TAnthPS 350 120
TPP[2,6-(OH)2] 90 20
CuHPIX   36
Co(III)TPP(2,6-F2)S 300 < 5
  1. aCV-1 cells were seeded at 3.5 × 103 cells/well and allowed to attach overnight, then the compounds (in growth medium) added. Following 24 h incubation, the cells were counted. bThese results were obtained by measuring 3H-thymidine uptake using HeLa S3 cells.