hematoporphyrin


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hematoporphyrin

(ˌhiːmətəʊˈpɔːfɪrɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a porphyrin made by treating haemoglobin with acid, used to treat cancer in photodynamic therapy
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Prout GR Jr, Lin CW, Benson R JR, Nseyo UO, Daly JJ, Griffin PP et al: Photodynamic therapy with hematoporphyrin derivative in the treatment of superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.
The insecticidal activities of hematoporphyrin were tested against dipterans in different habitats, viz.
Photofrin[R] (dihematoporphyrin ether), available for 30 years in its commercial form, and hematoporphyrin derivatives (HPDs) are referred to as first-generation sensitizers.
Upon illumination hematoporphyrin or its derivatives visible-absorbing photoproducts were observed by some researchers (Mang et al.
Protective effect of quercetin and rutin on photosensitized lysis of human erythrocytes in the presence of hematoporphyrin.
Protective effect of quercetin and rutin on photosensitised lysis of human erythocytes in the presence of hematoporphyrin.
One of the most dramatic demonstrations of porphyrin photosensitization was reported by Meyer-Betz, an Austrian physician, who injected himseli with 200 mg of hematoporphyrin IX.
Uptake and retention of hematoporphyrin derivative in an in vivo/in vitro model of cerebral glioma.
Hematoporphyrin photodynamic therapy: Is there truly a future in head and neck oncology?
In addition, photodynamic therapy with hematoporphyrin derivative (HPD) may be useful in treating these melanomas.
This dye, known initially as hematoporphyrin derivative (Hpd) and in purified form as Photofrin II, has been used to treat about 5,000 patients worldwide for many kinds of solid tumors, including those of the skin, lung, bladder, eye, head, neck and esophagus.