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Chemical Modification Of Molecular Probes And Its Application To Targeting Strategies In Photochemotherapyl
Author(s): S. Devanathan; T. A. Dahl; D. C. Neckers
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Paper Abstract

For the last several years our research group has concentrated some effort on the xanthene dyes, in particular Rose Bengal. Rose Bengal, 2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-3,'4',5',6'- tetrachlorofluorescein3, was originally synthesized by Gnehm4 as a fabric dye to mimic the red colors in "bengalis"5. Its name is connected to the red symbolic spot worn at the part of the hair by Bengali women to symbolize marriage. Much of the history of Rose Bengal has been reviewed elsewhere7,8.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0997, Advances in Photochemotherapy, (17 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960193
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S. Devanathan, Bowling Green State University (United States)
T. A. Dahl, Bowling Green State University (United States)
D. C. Neckers, Bowling Green State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0997:
Advances in Photochemotherapy
Tayyaba Hasan, Editor(s)

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