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Effectiveness of partially soluble photosensitizer in photodynamic microbiological inactivation: a curcumin example
Author(s): Sebastião Pratavieira; Fatima Matroodi; Fabio Francisco Pinto-Júnior; Alessandra Nara Souza Rastelli; Vanderlei S. Bagnato; Francisco E. G. Guimarães
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Paper Abstract

We show that partial solubility of a photosensitizer is not necessarily a bad property when dealing with microbiological control. The presence of curcumin aggregates in solution may present advantages with respect the photoand chemical stability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2017
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10417, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, 104170R (1 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2282147
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Sebastião Pratavieira, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
Fatima Matroodi, Shahid Chamran Univ. of Ahvaz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
Fabio Francisco Pinto-Júnior, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
Alessandra Nara Souza Rastelli, Univ. Estadual Paulista (Brazil)
Vanderlei S. Bagnato, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
Francisco E. G. Guimarães, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10417:
Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII
Lothar D. Lilge; Ronald Sroka, Editor(s)

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