PID – Product References

The PID irradiation device is described in detail in

Pieslinger, A. et al. Characterization of a simple and homogeneous irradiation device based on light-emitting diodes: A possible low-cost supplement to conventional light sources for photodynamic treatment. Medical Laser Application, 2006, 21(4), 277-283 ( view article)

and was used to study the in vitro mechanisms of Photodynamic Treatment by our research group in the following publications:

Berlanda, J. et al. Characterisation of apoptosis induced by photodynamic treatment with hypericin in A431 human epidermoid carcinoma cells. Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology, 2006, 25(1-2): 173-188,  PUBMED

Oberdanner, C.B. et al. Photodynamic Treatment with Fractionated Light Decreases Production of Reactive Oxygen Species and Cytotoxicity in vitro via Regeneration of Glutathione. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2005. 81(3): 609-613,  PUBMED

Kiesslich, T. et al. Differential Effects of Glucose Deprivation on the Cellular Sensitivity towards Photodynamic Treatment-Based Production of Reactive Oxygen Species and Apoptosis-Induction. FEBS Letters, 2005. 579(1): 185-190,  PUBMED

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