Protection by Carotenoids from Singlet Oxygen Photoproduced by Porphyrins
The plant photosynthetic agent β carotene, a successful oral photoprotective agent in erythropoietic protoporphyria1 might also decrease the discomfort of patients after treatment by hematoporphyrin phototherapy.
KeywordsSinglet Oxygen Flash Photolysis Triplet Energy Laser Flash Photolysis Energy Transfer Rate
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