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… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
INTRODUCTION Fluorescence-guided surgery is one of the rapidly emerging methods of surgical "theranostics." In this review, we… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A study to explore the optimal experimental parameters and the photosensitization of 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA)-based… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Type 1 diabetes mellitus is a chronic autoimmune disease caused by the pathogenic action of T lymphocytes on insulin… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECT It has been established that 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) induces the accumulation of fluorescent porphyrins in… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Survival after surgery and radiotherapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas is linked to the completeness of tumor… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE We determined whether the sensitivity of detecting dysplasia or early bladder cancer can be improved by 5-aminolevulinic… (More)
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1996
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1996
Expression of BAX, without another death stimulus, proved sufficient to induce a common pathway of apoptosis. This included the… (More)
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1993
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1993
Treatment of cells with agents that stimulate the release of arachidonic acid causes increased serine phosphorylation and… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
gamma-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) dehydratase catalyzes the synthesis of porphobilinogen (PBG) from two molecules of ALA. A… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
A symbiotically important gene system in rhizobial species is the heme biosynthetic pathway. A mutant having reduced levels of… (More)
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