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Singlet Oxygen Summary

Description: An excited state of molecular oxygen generated photochemically or chemically. Singlet oxygen reacts with a variety of biological molecules such as NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS; causing oxidative damages.

Also Known As: Singlet Dioxygen; Dioxygen, Singlet; Oxygen, Singlet

Networked: 601 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 36 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Singlet Oxygen is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 214 results
  2. Photosensitivity Disorders (Photodermatitis) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 157 results
  3. Phototoxic Dermatitis (Phototoxicity) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 74 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  5. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Singlet Oxygen

  1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
  2. Free Radicals
  3. Carotenoids (Carotene)
  4. pheophorbide a
  5. polyphenols
  6. phenylmethylpyrazolone
  7. Flavonoids
  8. Superoxides (Superoxide)
  9. Hydroxyl Radical
  10. Reactive Oxygen Species (Oxygen Radicals)
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Therapies Related to Singlet Oxygen

  1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Semiconductor Lasers
  4. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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