Bioorthogonal decaging reactions for controllable drug activation within complex biological systems are highly desirable yet extremely challenging. Herein, we find a new class of Pt(II)-triggered bioorthogonal cleavage reactions in which Pt(II) but not Pt(IV) complexes effectively trigger the cleavage of /-propargyl in a variety of ranges of caged molecules under biocompatible conditions. Based on these findings, we propose a general strategy for integrated bioorthogonal prodrugs and accordingly design a prodrug , in which a Pt(IV) moiety is covalently connected with an -propargyl diazeniumdiolate moiety. It is found that can be specifically reduced by cytoplasmic reductants in human ovarian cancer cells to liberate cisplatin, which subsequently stimulates the cleavage of -propargyl to release large amounts of NO , thus generating synergistic and potent tumor suppression activity . Therefore, Pt(II)-triggered depropargylation and the integration concept might provide a general strategy for broad applicability of bioorthogonal cleavage chemistry .

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