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Photodynamic inactivation of Escherichia coli by porphyrin cytochrome c

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Abstract

The positively charged porphyrin cytochrome c (porphyrin Cyt c) was found to be able to bind to Escherichia coli, and showed efficient antimicrobial activity upon visible light irradiation, opening avenues for the development of protein-loaded photoinactivation agents against Gram-negative bacteria.

Graphical abstract: Photodynamic inactivation of Escherichia coli by porphyrin cytochrome c

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Submitted
17 Jul 2012
Accepted
23 Aug 2012
First published
24 Aug 2012

New J. Chem., 2012,36, 2180-2183
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Letter

Photodynamic inactivation of Escherichia coli by porphyrin cytochrome c

G. Jiang, W. Lei, Y. Hou and X. Wang, New J. Chem., 2012, 36, 2180
DOI: 10.1039/C2NJ40615B

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