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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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We included studies of PDT used for the primary treatment of early-stage oral SCC regardless of the specific photosensitizing agent, dose, or duration of treatment.
Photosensitizing effect of hematoporphyrin IX on immature stages of Ceratitiscapitata (Diptera: Tephritidae).
The association between lip cancer and the ACE inhibitor lisinopril, which also is photosensitizing, was characterized as "equivocal.
Purification and characterization of photosensitizing hemolytic toxin from harmful red tide phytoplankton Heterocapsa circularisquama.
Adherence to these measures is especially important for individuals with pseudophakia if the intraocular lens is poorly UV-absorbent, aphakia, or certain retinal diseases, and for individuals taking photosensitizing traditional or alternative medications or recently treated with photodynamic therapy for AMD.
And patients may need to get a baseline eye exam and have regular monitoring if they have retinal injury or disease, cataract surgery, systemic disease that affects the retina, or macular degeneration, or if they are on photosensitizing medications such as lithium, phenothiazines, St.
In photodynamic therapy an oral or topical photosensitizing agent is used in conjunction with exposure to light.
Using UVB 311 Narrow Band lamps, Dermalight 80 offers high-intensity light therapy in the narrow band range, which has proven to be highly effective, without photosensitizing drugs for the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis.
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a cancer treatment that combines visible light and a photosensitizing dye, neither of which have any effect alone.
The lower pH value of interstitial fluid in tumours facilitates the selective biodistribution of photosensitizing dyes, increasing their lipophilic character and uptake into malignant cells [12, 13].
Hypericin is a unique photosensitizing plant pigment that is reported to induce apoptosis in tumor cells.
Additionally we evaluated the effect of pH on the photosensitizing capacity of HPD using Trp as a substrate.