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Table 2 Summary of the in vitro PDT studies using methylene blue, rose Bengal or curcumin on S. mutans, S. sanguis and C. albicans

From: In vitro effect photodynamic therapy with differents photosensitizers on cariogenic microorganisms

  PS Concentration Inhibition λ Fluence
(μg/ml) (%) (nm) (J/cm2)
S. mutans
Araújo et al. [33] MB 25 73 ND ND
Our study MB 2.5 999.999 420–700 37
Costa et al. [34] RB 2.02 999.999 440–460 95
Our study RB 0,62 999.999 420–700 37
Araújo et al. [23] CUR 1500 99.9 450 5.7
Paschoal et al. [44] CUR 1473.5 60 450 72
Manoil et al. [45] CUR 0.73 95 % 360–550 542
Our study CUR 160 999.999 420–700 37
S. sanguis
Chan et al. [37] AM 100 99–100 632.8 21.2
Our study AM 2.5 999.999 420–700 37
Pereira et al. [32] RB 5 9.9 455 95
Our study RB 0.62 999.999 420–700 37
Our study CUR 1500 999.999 420–700 37
Mattiello et al. [46] TB 200 84.32 660 10
C. albicans
Souza et al. [15] AM 100 99.9 660 39,5
Peloi et al. [14] 4 AM 22,5 95,14 663 6
Souza et al. [16] AM 100 88,6 685 28
Our study AM 160 99.999 420–700 37
Costa et al. [18] RB 23 9.9 455 95
Demidova et al. [47] RB 200 99,9999 525–555 80
Our study RB >1280 <99.999 420–700 37
Andrade et al. [26] CUR 7,3 89.5 455 5,28
Dovigo et al. [48] CUR 14,8 85 440–460 18
Our study CUR >2460 <99.999 420–700 37
  1. PS photosentizer, MB methylene blue, RB rose bengal, CUR curcumin, TB toluidine blue ortho, ND no data