Modulation of Photosensitization Processes for an Improved Targeted Photodynamic Therapy
Keywords: 1,4-diazabicyclo[2,2,2]octane; 2,2,6,6-tetraethyl-4-piperidone; Asparagine; B16 melanoma; BT breast carci-noma cells; Black Hole Quencher 3; Carotenoids; Fibroblast activation protein (FAP); Goeppert-Mayer; N,N-dimethyl-4-nitrosoaniline; Neuropilin-1; Photodynamic therapy; Photodynamic therapy (PDT); Protoporphyrin IX; R-thrombin; Reactive oxygen species; Tumour; Vibrational relaxation; aggregation; azomethine dyes; cardiovascular; carotenoid; cathepsin B; chemotactic molecules; collagenases; coreceptor neuropilin-1 (NRP-1); coupled multiple chlorin e6 (Ce6); dermatolog-ical; dye-sensitized photooxygenations; electrostatic effects; fluorescence quencher; gelatinases; glioblastoma; higher occupied molecular orbital (HOMO); human embryonic kidney cells (HEK293); intersystem crossing (ISC); intratumoural hypoxic state; lactic acid; lipophilic characteristic; lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO); matrilysins; matrix metalloproteinases, MMPs; molecular beacon; nanoagent; neovascularization; oligonucleotide; ophthalmic; oxyradicals; pharmacophore; photoactive compounds; photochemical; photodynamic efficiency; photophysical; photoprotective; photosensi-tizer; photosensi-tizer (PS); photosensitizing; phthalocyanine; porphyrin; pro-vitamin A; pyropheophorbide; pyropheophorbide (Pyro); quenchers; reactive oxygen species (ROS); single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT); stem-loop structure (hairpin); stilbene quinones; stromelysins; targeting; tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs); transmembrane; triplet state (T1); tumour neovasculature; urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA); vascular-targeting; xenographic tu-mour model
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 November 2010
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