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Aminolevulinic Acid

Known as: Delta Aminolevulinic Acid, delta-ALA, 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic Acid 
The active ingredient in a drug used to treat actinic keratosis (a skin condition that may become cancer). The drug is also being studied in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
 
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECT It has been established that 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) induces the accumulation of fluorescent porphyrins in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Survival after surgery and radiotherapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas is linked to the completeness of tumor… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
 
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE We determined whether the sensitivity of detecting dysplasia or early bladder cancer can be improved by 5-aminolevulinic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Expression of BAX, without another death stimulus, proved sufficient to induce a common pathway of apoptosis. This included the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Treatment of cells with agents that stimulate the release of arachidonic acid causes increased serine phosphorylation and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
5-Aminolaevulinic acid (ALA) is a precursor of protoporphyrin IX (Pp IX) in the biosynthetic pathway for haem. Certain types of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
gamma-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) dehydratase catalyzes the synthesis of porphobilinogen (PBG) from two molecules of ALA. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
A number of recent studies have shown that &aminolevulinic acid (SAL) and porphobilinogen (PBG) are early intermediates in the… Expand
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