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An In Vitro Approach to Photodynamic Therapy

An In Vitro Approach to Photodynamic Therapy

Article DOI: 10.3791/58190 04:53 min
August 17th, 2018


Summary August 17th, 2018

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a medical procedure that involves incubation of an exogenously applied photosensitizer (PS) followed by visible light photoactivation to induce apoptosis. We present an in vitro PDT protocol designed to simulate PDT that may be used to study differences in PS incubation and light treatment parameters.


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