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Curcumin uptake enhancement using low dose light illumination during incubation in Candida albicans
Author(s): Renan A. Romano; Sebastião Pratavieira; Ana P. da Silva; Cristina Kurachi; Vanderlei S. Bagnato; Francisco E. G. Guimarães
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Paper Abstract

A new PDI protocol is presented in this study. C. albicans cells pre-illuminated with a low dose light demonstrated an increase of curcumin uptake when compared to dark incubation, leading to a higher PDI efficacy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10413, Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications IV, 104130N (28 July 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2286271
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Renan A. Romano, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)
Sebastião Pratavieira, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)
Ana P. da Silva, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)
Cristina Kurachi, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)
Vanderlei S. Bagnato, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)
Francisco E. G. Guimarães, Univ. of São Paulo (Brazil)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10413:
Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications IV
Arjen Amelink; I. Alex Vitkin, Editor(s)

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