Experientia

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 22–24 | Cite as

Photosensitizing furocoumarins: Interaction with DNA and photo-inactivation of DNA containing viruses

  • L. Musajo
  • G. Rodighiero
  • G. Colombo
  • V. Torlone
  • F. Dall'Acqua
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Keywords

Psoralene 

Riassunto

Le furocumarine possono legarsi in vitro al DNA ed, in misura molto minore, all'RNA. Per irradizione UV (3655 Å) in presenza di psoralene, tre virus a DNA sono stati inattivati, mentre nessun effetto è stato notato su altri tre virus ad RNA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Musajo
    • 1
  • G. Rodighiero
    • 1
  • G. Colombo
    • 1
  • V. Torlone
    • 1
  • F. Dall'Acqua
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituti di Chimica Farmaceutica e di Istologia ed Embriologia dell'Università di Perugia ed Istituto Zooprofilattico per l'Umbria e le MarchePerugiaItaly

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