Curcumin derivatives as photosensitizers in Photodynamic Therapy: photophysical properties and in vitro studies with prostate cancer cells

Costas Kazantzis, Katerina Koutsonikoli, Barbara Mavroidi, Michael Zachariadis, Polyxeni Alexiou, Maria Pelecanou, Konstantinos Politopoulos, Eleni Alexandratou, Marina Sagnou
2020 Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences  
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a minimally invasive approach to treat various forms of cancer, based on the ability of certain non-toxic molecules (photosensitizers) to generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) after...
doi:10.1039/c9pp00375d pmid:31956888 fatcat:yeoryz4aibgvlksk6oxwgxslvi