TITLE

QUANTUM DOTS AS ENERGY DONORS FOR PHOTOSENSITIZERS: PERSPECTIVES FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF CANCER

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Medical Physics in the Baltic States;Oct2010, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this work we review the perspectives of using semiconductor quantum dots in the photodynamic therapy of cancer. The special attention is paid to studies where quantum dots were investigated as resonance energy donors to porphyrin-type photosensitizers. One example of self-assembled quantum dot-photosensitizer complex with the ability of energy transfer, which was examined by our group, is presented as well.
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67473807

 

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