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The design and synthesis of chalcogenoxanthylium dyes for use as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy (PDT) and photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT)
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an FDA-approved treatment of various cancers in the United States. Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) is a technique that is now being reinvestigated as a cleansing technique for ...
A comparative study of photosensitizers with and without carbohydrate moieties
Many potentially useful photosensitizers for the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of malignancies have poor tumor selectivity. We hypothesized that certain carbohydrates on conjugating with photosensitizers at the optimal position ...