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Spectroscopy
Volume 24 (2010), Issue 6, Pages 621-628
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SPE-2010-0484

Azure dyes as new photosensitizer prototypes to application in photodynamic therapy against Candida spp.

Leonardo M. Moreira,1 Juliana P. Lyon,2 Suellen M.S. Tursi,3 Isis Trajano,3 Monalisa P. Felipe,3 Maricília S. Costa,3 Máira R. Rodrigues,4 Lúcia Codognoto,5 and Hueder P.M. de Oliveira5,6

1Departamento de Engenharia de Biossistemas, Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei, São João del Rei, MG, Brazil
2Departamento de Ciências Naturais, Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei, São João del Rei, MG, Brazil
3Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento, Universidade do Vale do Paraíba, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
4Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Polo Universitário de Rio das Ostras, Rio das Ostras, RJ, Brazil
5Universidade Camilo Castelo Branco, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
6Universidade Camilo Castelo Branco/Rod, Presidente Dutra Km 139–Eugênio de Melo, São José dos Campos, SP 12247-004, Brazil

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