3,7-Bis(dialkylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium Derivatives: Biomedical Applications and Biological Activity

Author(s): J.C. V.P. Moura, N. Cordeiro.

Journal Name: Current Drug Targets

Volume 4 , Issue 2 , 2003

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Abstract:

The light-induced reactions of 3,7-bis(dialkylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium compounds with biological substrates are briefly discussed. Their biomedical applications, in particular those related with biological staining, interaction with proteins and antiviral, antibacterial and antitumour activity are reviewed.

Keywords: methylene blue derivatives, biomedical, biological activity

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VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2003
Page: [133 - 141]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1389450033346902
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