Is nitric oxide important in photodynamic therapy?

@article{Reeves2009IsNO,
  title={Is nitric oxide important in photodynamic therapy?},
  author={Kimberley Jayne Reeves and Malcolm Walter Ronald Reed and Nicola J Brown},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={
          141-7
        }
}
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves the use of photochemical reactions mediated through the interaction of photosensitizing agents, light and oxygen to destroy abnormal tissue. The transfer of energy from the activated photosensitizer to available oxygen results in the formation of toxic reactive oxygen species, such as singlet oxygen and free radicals, which can damage proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and other cellular components. PDT is now commonly used in ophthalmology, dermatology and… CONTINUE READING
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