Photosensitizing Agents

Known as: Agents, Photosensitizing, Photosensitizing Agent, Photosensitizers 
Drugs that are pharmacologically inactive but when exposed to ultraviolet radiation or sunlight are converted to their active metabolite to produce a… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
The reactive oxygen species (ROS)-mediated mechanism is the major cause underlying the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
A multifunctional theranostic platform based on photosensitizer-loaded plasmonic vesicular assemblies of gold nanoparticles (GNPs… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a clinically approved, minimally invasive therapeutic procedure that can exert a selective… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
2. Activatable Photosensitizer Design Considerations 2842 2.1. Activation Strategy 2842 2.2. Photosensitizer Selection 2844 2.3… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Photosensitizers are chromophores that generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) upon light irradiation. They are used for… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) employs a non-toxic dye, termed a photosensitizer (PS), and low intensity visible light which, in the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
A novel nanoparticle-based drug carrier for photodynamic therapy is reported which can provide stable aqueous dispersion of… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In photodynamic therapy, one of the problems limiting the use of many photosensitizers (PS) is the difficulty in preparing… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Whereas the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of cancer has recently shown rapid clinical acceptance, photodynamic antimicrobial… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The tissue photosensitizer protoporphyrin IX (PpIX) is an immediate precursor of heme in the biosynthetic pathway for heme. In… (More)
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