• Publications
  • Influence
Influence of cyclodextrins on the photostability of selected drug molecules in solution and the solid-state
The photostability of selected drug molecules, including furosemide, prochlorperazine, diclofenac, piroxicam, midazolam and nifedipine was studied, the kinetics of photodegradation, identification ofExpand
  • 20
  • 3
  • PDF
Curcuminoids, curcumin, and demethoxycurcumin reduce lead-induced memory deficits in male Wistar rats.
This study investigated the neuroprotective effects of the curcuminoids against lead-induced neurotoxicity. The results show that lead significantly increases lipid peroxidation and reduces theExpand
  • 87
  • 2
  • PDF
Cytotoxic pyrroloiminoquinones from four new species of South African latrunculid sponges.
An examination of organic extracts of four new species of South African latrunculid sponges, Tsitsikamma pedunculata, T. favus, Latrunculia bellae, and Strongylodesma algoaensis, yielded 13 known andExpand
  • 59
  • 2
The identification of the UV degradants of melatonin and their ability to scavenge free radicals
Ultraviolet (UV) light is known to induce the generation of free radicals in biological tissues such as skin. Of these free radicals, the O2–· and particularly the ·OH radical can induce cellularExpand
  • 62
  • 2
Photocatalysis of 4-nitrophenol using zinc phthalocyanine complexes
Abstract Photodegradation of 4-nitrophenol (4-Np) in the presence of zinc tetrasulfophthalocyanine (ZnPcS 4 ), zinc octacarboxyphthalocyanine (ZnPc(COOH) 8 ) and a sulfonated ZnPc containing aExpand
  • 75
  • 2
Identification and in vitro anti-esophageal cancer activity of a series of halogenated monoterpenes isolated from the South African seaweeds Plocamium suhrii and Plocamium cornutum.
Five known (1, 2, 4, 6 and 7) halogenated monoterpenes together with 1Z,3R∗,4S∗,5E,7Z)-1-bromo-3,4,8-trichloro-7-(dichloromethyl)-3-methylocta-1,5,7-triene (3) andExpand
  • 36
  • 2
Halogenated monoterpene aldehydes from the South African marine alga Plocamium corallorhiza.
Four new halogenated monoterpene aldehydes (1-4) have been isolated from the South African marine red alga Plocamium corallorhiza, along with the known compoundsExpand
  • 23
  • 2
Electrospun fibers functionalized with phthalocyanine-gold nanoparticle conjugates for photocatalytic applications
Abstract The heterogeneous photocatalytic activity of Zn(II) phthalocyanine-gold nanoparticle conjugates immobilized on electrospun polystyrene fibers was investigated using 4-chlorophenol and OrangeExpand
  • 25
  • 2
Synthesis of phthalocyanine conjugates with gold nanoparticles and liposomes for photodynamic therapy.
The efficiency of [2,9,17,23-tetrakis-(1,6-hexanedithiol)phthalocyaninato]zinc(II) as a photodynamic therapy (PDT) agent was investigated. This compound belongs to the second generation ofExpand
  • 92
  • 1
The molecular basis of cancer immunotherapy by cytotoxic T lymphocytes
Abstract The disappointing clinical results of cancer immunotherapy of the past few decades have not diminished the optimism about the potential of the new generation of immunotherapeutic strategiesExpand
  • 32
  • 1