We report the increased photodynamic inactivation efficiency of the Fotolon (chlorin e6) complexes with Lanthanides (Yb3+, Eu3+ and Pr3+) in comparison to pure Fotolon against bacteria with laser (90 J/cm2) or light bulb (11 J/cm2).
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1420) Medical optics and biotechnology : Biology
(170.5180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photodynamic therapy
Z. Drulis-Kawa, A. Bednarkiewicz, W. Strek, J. Legiendziewicz, and R. Wiglusz, "The Susceptibility of Bacteria to Photodynamic Inactivation with Lanthanides Conjugates of Fotolon (chlorin e6)," in Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions II, H. van den Bergh and A. Vogel, eds., Vol. 5863 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuA4.
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