Effect of oil-in-water emulsions on 5-aminolevulinic acid uptake and metabolism to PpIX in cultured MCF-7 cells

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Hanne Mørck Nielsen, Caroline Aemisegger, Gerd Burmeister, Ursula Schuchter, Bruno Gander

To identify the optimal vehicle for fast and efficient cellular production of the photosensitizer, protoporphyrin IX (PpIX), upon administration of 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA).
Original languageEnglish
JournalPharmaceutical Research
Volume21
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)2253-60
Number of pages8
ISSN0724-8741
Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Research areas

  • Aminolevulinic Acid, Emulsions, Endocytosis, Humans, Oils, Protoporphyrins, Tumor Cells, Cultured, Water

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