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Normal Tissue Effects Of The Metallopurpurin, SnET2 And Light
Author(s): Steven H. Selman; Leif D. Eriksen; Kevin N. Foster; Greta M. Garbo; Rick w. Keck; Gary D. Stoner; Alan R. Morgan
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Paper Abstract

There is growing interest in photodynamic therapy as a method for the local control of certain human neoplawv.1 New photosensitizers for this form of therapy are currently undergoing experimental evaluation2,3,q. We have found that the purpurins are effective in the control of several experimental animal systems -5 In order to determine the effect of the purpurins on normal tissue, rat footpad and jejunum at therapeutic light levels and murine skin under sunlight equivalence were studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0997, Advances in Photochemotherapy, (17 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960179
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Steven H. Selman, University of Toledo (United States)
Leif D. Eriksen, Medical College of Ohio (United States)
Kevin N. Foster, University of Toledo (United States)
Greta M. Garbo, University of Toledo (United States)
Rick w. Keck, University of Toledo (United States)
Gary D. Stoner, University of Toledo (United States)
Alan R. Morgan, University of Toledo (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0997:
Advances in Photochemotherapy
Tayyaba Hasan, Editor(s)

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