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Synthesis and bactericidal properties of porphyrins immobilized in a polyacrylamide support: influence of metal complexation on photoactivity (2017)
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Spagnul, C., Turner, L. C., Giuntini, F., Greenman, J., & Boyle, R. W. (2017). Synthesis and bactericidal properties of porphyrins immobilized in a polyacrylamide support: influence of metal complexation on photoactivity. Journal of materials chemistry B, Materials for biology and medicine /, 5(9), 1834-1845. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6tb03198f

Spectroscopic and photodynamic properties of three novel polymeric hydrogels bearing porphyrins have been studied in vitro on the recombinant bioluminescent Gram-negative Escherichia coli DH5α to assess their ability to inactivate bacterial strains i... Read More about Synthesis and bactericidal properties of porphyrins immobilized in a polyacrylamide support: influence of metal complexation on photoactivity.

Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of a new photoactive hydrogel against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (2016)
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Spagnul, C., Greenman, J., Wainwright, M., Kamil, Z., & Boyle, R. W. (2016). Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of a new photoactive hydrogel against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4(8), 1499-1509. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5tb02569a

© 2016 The Royal Society of Chemistry. In 2013, the World Health Organization reported that 884 million people lack access to clean potable water. Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) is a very promising alternative to conventional antibiot... Read More about Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of a new photoactive hydrogel against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

Immobilized photosensitizers for antimicrobial applications (2015)
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Spagnul, C., Turner, L. C., & Boyle, R. W. (2015). Immobilized photosensitizers for antimicrobial applications. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 150(September), 11-30 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2015.04.021

Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) is a very promising alternative to conventional antibiotics for the efficient inactivation of pathogenic microorganisms; this is due to the fact that it is virtually impossible for resistant strains to d... Read More about Immobilized photosensitizers for antimicrobial applications.


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