PAG-based photodyanmic therapy in cancer cells

Xiling Yue, Ciceron O. Yanez, Sheng Yao, Kevin D. Belfield

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report custom-made photoacid generators (PAGs) that produced a pH drop within HCT 116 cells via one- or two-photon absorption, an alternative PDT modality to selectively induce cell death in oxygen-deprived tissue such as tumors. Optics in the Life Sciences Congress Technical Digest

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBio-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationDesign and Application, BODA 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529664
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2013 - Waikoloa Beach, HI, United States
Duration: Apr 14 2013Apr 18 2013

Publication series

NameBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2013


OtherBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach, HI

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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