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Kinetics of ALA-induced protoporphyrin IX accumulation in the liver, skin, and tumor of a rat model
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques; Tom Rodriguez; Jon A. Schwartz
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Paper Abstract

The protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) levels in rat liver, skin, and tumors in vivo in response to i.p. injection of delta-aminolevulinic acid were monitored by fluorescence spectroscopy. A pharmacokinetic model describes the PPIX dosimetry.

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Date Published: 1 May 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2392, Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection: Mechanisms and Techniques in Photodynamic Therapy IV, (1 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208188
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Steven L. Jacques, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Tom Rodriguez, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Jon A. Schwartz, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2392:
Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection: Mechanisms and Techniques in Photodynamic Therapy IV
Thomas J. Dougherty, Editor(s)

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