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Editors: Adrian G. Hugo
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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a well-established clinical modality for cancer, cardiovascular, ophthalmic, dermatological, and dental diseases. PDT is based on the activation of photosensitizer agents with specific wavelength of light, which results in energy transfer cascades that ultimately yield cytotoxic reactive oxygen species that can render cell death. This book discusses the fundamentals, applications and health outcomes of photodynamic therapy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


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Table of Contents:
Preface pp.vii-ix

Multifunctional Nanoparticles in Photodynamic Therapy: Recent Developments
(Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Department of Chemistry, The Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA)pp.1-32

Recent Advances in Nanomedicine for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer
(Yamin Yang, Hongjun Wang, Department of Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA)pp.33-58

The Mechanism of Action of Topical Dermatological Photodynamic Therapy
(Alison Curnow, Jessica Tyrrell, European Centre for Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter, UK)59-102

Nanotechnology-Based Cancer Photodynamic Therapy
(Elisa Panzarini, Luciana Dini, Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technology (Di.S.Te.B.A.), University of Salento, Lecce, Italy)103-122

Photodynamic Therapy in Animal Health
(Michelle Peneluppi Silva, Antonio Olavo Cardoso Jorge, Department of Biosciences and Oral Diagnosis, Institute of Science and Technology, UNESP – Univ Estadual Paulista, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil)123-152

The use of Photosensitizers in Photodynamic Therapy
(Michelle Peneluppi Silva, Antonio Olavo Cardoso Jorge, Department of Biosciences and Oral Diagnosis, Institute of Science and Technology, UNESP – Univ Estadual Paulista, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil)153-172

In vitro and In vivo 5-Aminolevulinic Acid-based Photodynamic Therapy in Sensitive and Drug Resistant Leukemic Murine Cells
(Berenice Diez, Silvia Hajos, Roberto Meiss, Glenda Ernst, Maria Julieta Teijo, Alcira Batlle, Haydée Fukuda, Departamento de Química Biológica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)pp.173-192

4-Thiothymidine and its Analogues as UVA-Activated Photosensitizers
(Giuseppe Trigiante, Yao-Zhong Xu, LHCS Department, The Open University, Milton Keynes, and others)pp.193-206

Towards Multifunctional Hybrid Nanosystems for PDT: Polymeric Nanostructures Containing Zinc Selenide Nanoparticles and Photosensitizer
(T.E. Sukhanova, M.L. Gelfond, V.A. Bershtein, S.V. Valueva, M.E. Vylegzhanina, A.Ya. Volkov, A.A. Kutin, G.N. Matveeva, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, St.-Petersburg, Russia, and others)pp.207-224

Ocular Photodynamic Therapy
(Assaf Dotan, Rita Ehrlich, Department of Ophthalmology, Rabin Medical Center, PetachTikva, Israel) pp.225-240

Index pp.241-256

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   Pub. Date: 2015 - 1st Quarter
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