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photosensitizing

causing photosensitivity.

photosensitizing plants
some plants carry primary photodynamic agents, e.g. Hypericum perforatum. Others are hepatotoxic or carry mycotoxin-producing fungi that are, and are indirectly photosensitizing in that they interfere with the excretion of phylloerythrin through the animal's biliary system.
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In order to avoid photosensitive reactions, it is essential to know the photosensitizing properties of such drugs and to advise the patients.
More than 50 million Americans take antihypertensive drugs, many of which are photosensitizing, noted Ms.
In addition, we have demonstrated that these AQs possessed photosensitizing properties; hence they generate ROS under light action (Nunez Montoya et al.
Clinicians need to consider the initial investment for required laser devices as well as the cost of photosensitizing agents and maintenance.
The perfect photosensitizing agent would be a single compound with high tumor selectivity and increased absorption of the red region of light in the treatment area for deeper tissue penetration.
The lack of photoprotection in insects confers a special advantage to the photosensitizing compounds as substantially irresistible insecticides.
Since UVB is easier to administer and does not involve an oral photosensitizing medication, this form of phototherapy is often selected before psoralen photochemotherapy (PUVA).
One hemolytic agent, H2-a, was extracted and purified, and chemical and structural analysis revealed that it is a porphyrin derivative with a similar structure to pyropheophorbide a methyl ester, a well-known photosensitizing hemolytic compound (Oda et al.
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a medical treatment that utilizes light to activate photosensitizing agent (photosensitizer) in the presence of oxygen.
In PDT, photosensitizing chemicals that absorb light are injected into a tumor, which is then exposed to light.
Regular monitoring by a physician is indicated for individuals taking medications or remedies with photosensitizing effects (such as lithium, thioridazine, or St.
Some medications contain photosensitizing chemicals that make the eyes especially sensitive to the sunlight.