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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… 
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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… 
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… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) for cancer patients has developed into an important new clinical treatment modality in the past 25… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
The iron(I1) complex of protoporphyrin IX (PpIX)? (heme) is bound to different proteins to form key biomolecules (hemoproteins… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990