1 August 2017 Effectiveness of partially soluble photosensitizer in photodynamic microbiological inactivation: a curcumin example
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We show that partial solubility of a photosensitizer is not necessarily a bad property when dealing with microbiological control. The presence of curcumin aggregates in solution may present advantages with respect the photoand chemical stability.
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Sebastião Pratavieira, Sebastião Pratavieira, Fatima Matroodi, Fatima Matroodi, Fabio Francisco Pinto-Júnior, Fabio Francisco Pinto-Júnior, Alessandra Nara Souza Rastelli, Alessandra Nara Souza Rastelli, Vanderlei S. Bagnato, Vanderlei S. Bagnato, Francisco E. G. Guimarães, Francisco E. G. Guimarães, } "Effectiveness of partially soluble photosensitizer in photodynamic microbiological inactivation: a curcumin example", Proc. SPIE 10417, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, 104170R (1 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2282147; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2282147
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