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Effects of 690nm light on the response of Staphylococcus aureus to oxidative stress (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Alec B. Walter; Eric P. Skaar; E. Duco Jansen

Paper Abstract

One of the promising therapeutic effects of photobiomodulation is the ability to modulate the redox homeostasis of a cell. While this effect may be beneficial in treating chronic or infected wounds by boosting the antimicrobial capabilities of neutrophils, it is poorly understood how the redox state of bacteria is altered due to exposure to the red or near-infrared light. To address this, we present the effects of 690 nm light on the response of S. aureus to exogenous hydrogen peroxide at a range of different optical parameters including irradiance and fluence.

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Date Published: 10 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11221, Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation Therapy XV, 1122108 (10 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2544401
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Alec B. Walter, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Eric P. Skaar, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States)
E. Duco Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11221:
Mechanisms of Photobiomodulation Therapy XV
Michael R. Hamblin; James D. Carroll; Praveen Arany, Editor(s)

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