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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2014, Article ID 383027, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/383027
Research Article

Multiorganelle Localization of Metallated Phthalocyanine Photosensitizer in Colorectal Cancer Cells (DLD-1 and CaCo-2) Enhances Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy

Laser Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, P.O. Box 17011, Doornfontein 2028, South Africa

Received 13 November 2013; Revised 12 January 2014; Accepted 26 January 2014; Published 3 March 2014

Academic Editor: Rudolf Steiner

Copyright © 2014 Palesa Rose Sekhejane et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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