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NO Exchange for a Water Molecule Favorably Changes Iontophoretic Release of Ruthenium Complexes to the Skin

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Autor(es):
de Santana, Danielle C. A. S. ; Dias, Karina ; Souza, Joel G. ; Ogunjimi, Abayomi T. ; Souza, Marina C. ; Silva, Roberto S. ; Lopez, Renata F. V.
Número total de Autores: 7
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Molecules; v. 22, n. 1 JAN 2017.
Citações Web of Science: 2
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Ruthenium (Ru) complexes have been studied as promising anticancer agents. Ru nitrosyl complex (Ru-NO) is one which acts as a pro-drug for the release of nitric oxide (NO). The Ru-aqueous complex formed by the exchange of NO for a water molecule after NO release could also possess therapeutic effects. This study evaluates the influence of iontophoresis on enhancing the skin penetration of Ru-NO and Ru-aqueous and assesses its applicability as a tool in treating diverse skin diseases. Passive and iontophoretic (0.5 mAcm(-2)) skin permeation of the complexes were performed for 4 h. The amount of Ru and NO in the stratum corneum (SC), viable epidermis (VE), and receptor solution was quantified while the influence of iontophoresis and irradiation on NO release from Ru-NO complex was also evaluated. Iontophoresis increased the amount of Ru-NO and Ru-aqueous recovered from the receptor solution by 15 and 400 times, respectively, as compared to passive permeation. Iontophoresis produced a higher accumulation of Ru-aqueous in the skin layers as compared to Ru-NO. At least 50% of Ru-NO penetrated the SC was stable after 4 h. The presence of Ru-NO in this skin layer suggests that further controlled release of NO can be achieved by photo-stimulation after iontophoresis. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 14/22451-7 - Sistemas de liberação sustentada e direcionada de fármacos para o tecido epitelial
Beneficiário:Renata Fonseca Vianna Lopez
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático