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Possible Interaction: Quercetin and Photosensitizing Agents

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Photooxidation of alpha-tocopherol (alpha-TH) and photoperoxidation of lipids in blood cell membranes in the presence of hematoporphyrin (HP) as a photosensitizer were inhibited by quercetin.
Biochimica et biophysica acta  •  1991  |  View Paper
The presence of endogenous photosensitizers in the skin could potentially affect the UV stability of quercetin , suggesting that further study of quercetin for both its photoprotective properties and photostabilty in skin are warranted.
Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology  •  2009  |  View Paper