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Poly(L-histidine)-tagged 5-aminolevulinic acid prodrugs: new photosensitizing precursors of protoporphyrin IX for photodynamic colon cancer therapy

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Nanomedicine, May 2012
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Title
Poly(L-histidine)-tagged 5-aminolevulinic acid prodrugs: new photosensitizing precursors of protoporphyrin IX for photodynamic colon cancer therapy
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International Journal of Nanomedicine, May 2012
DOI 10.2147/ijn.s29582
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Authors

Kim, Renjith P. Johnson, Chung-Wook Chung, Young-IL Jeong, Dae Hwan Kang, Hongsuk Suh

Abstract

5-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and its derivatives have been widely used in photodynamic therapy. The main drawback associated with ALA-based photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) and ALA fluorescence diagnosis results from the hydrophilic nature of ALA and lack of selectivity for tumor versus nontumor cells. The application of certain triggers, such as pH, into conventional sensitizers for controllable (1)O(2) release is a promising strategy for tumor-targeted treatment.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 26 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 12%
Researcher 3 12%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Other 4 15%
Unknown 4 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 19%
Chemistry 5 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 15%
Physics and Astronomy 1 4%
Other 2 8%
Unknown 5 19%

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