psoralen


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pso·ra·len

 (sôr′ə-lən)
n.
Any of a group of chemical compounds found in certain plants, used to treat psoriasis and vitiligo.

[From New Latin Psōralea, plant genus, from Greek psōralea, neuter pl. of psōraleos, mangy (from the appearance of the plants' leaves), from psōrā, itch.]

psoralen

(ˈsɔːrəˌlɛn)
n
(Pharmacology) any of various naturally occurring photoreactive chemicals, found in some plants, some of which are used in the treatment of skin disorders such as psoriasis and vitiligo.
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psoralen

n psoraleno; — plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) psoraleno más luz ultravioleta A
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Psoralen and isopsoralens are a class of molecules which can be added to a PCR reaction during setup, and which at suitably low concentrations--roughly, below 100mg/ml--don't noticeably inhibit the PCR reaction.
One patient who received psoralen and UVA therapy had no response.
application of a photosensitizer such as psoralen and aminolevulinic acid.
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Treatments for more advanced psoriasis include narrow-band ultraviolet B (UVB) light, psoralen with ultraviolet A (UVA) light retinoids (isotretinoin [Accutane, Claravis], acitretin [Soriatane]), methotrexate (particularly for arthritis), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), infliximab (Remicade), etanercept (Enbrel), adalimumab (Humira), apremilast (Otezla), and secukinumab (Cosentyx).
However, psoralen with ultraviolet A (PUVA) treatment is not recommended because the psoralen can enter breastmilk and lead to light sensitivity (AAD, 2016).
Mastocytoma lesions that are increasing in size or are very symptomatic despite the treatments listed above may benefit from local immunosuppressants, ultraviolet radiation and psoralen application, or excision.
Method: A sensitive and specific liquid chromatographic-tandem mass (LC-MS/MS) spectrometric method was established to investigate pharmacokinetics of sixteen coumarins of Angelicae dahuricae Radix (ADR) in rat plasma, including xanthotoxol (1), oxypeucedanin hydrate (2), 5-hydroxy-8-methoxypsoralen (3), (-)-marmesin (4), byakangelicin (5), columbianetin (6), psoralen (7), xanthotoxin (8), neobyakangelicol (9), isoimpinellin (10), bergapten (11), heraclenin (12), oxypeucedanin ethanolate (13), imperatorin (14), phellopterin (15), isoimperatorin (16).
broadband UVB, narrowband UVB, UVA, psoralen with ultraviolet A (PUVA) is used alone in combination with topical preparations.
Named SPLASH, or Sequencing of Psoralen Linked And Selected Hybrids, this newly-developed technique was used to describe the RNA network in human and yeast cells, its dynamics, and how the structural organisation impacts translation and decay processes in the cell.
Some psoralen derivatives such as 8- methoxy, 5-methoxy, 5,8-dimethoxy, and 5-geranyloxy psoralen have been shown to have insect-antifeedant ability (Stevewnson et al.