|Title:||Photochemotherapeutic method using 5-aminolevulinic acid and other precursors of endogenous porphyrins|
|Abstract:||Methods of detecting and treating rapidly growing exogenous cells, such as Protista, or parasites, that preferentially accumulate a photoactivatable porphyrin in which 5-aminolevulinic acid or precursor thereof is administered to the patient, or contacted to the exogenous cells, in an amount sufficient to induce synthesis fluorescence and/or photosensitizing concentrations of a protoporphyrin IX in the exogenous cells, followed by exposure of the exogenous cells to light of photoactivating wavelengths.|
|Inventor(s):||Kennedy; James C. (Kingston, CA), Pottier; Roy H. (Kingston, CA)|
|Assignee:||Queen's University at Kingston (Kingston, CA)|
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|Patent Number||Expiration Date|
|6,710,066||March 23, 2016|
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|European Patent Office||0831909||► subscribe|
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