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Fluorescence Properties of HpD and its Components

  • Alessandra Andreoni
  • Rinaldo Cubeddu

Abstract

Hematoporphyrin (Hp) and related compounds, in particular He-matoporphyrin Derivative (HpD), are increasingly used in tumor phototherapy. HpD was shown to differ respect to Hp for a higher percentage of non-fluorescent aggregated species when dissolved in aqueous solutions1. Moreover these species, which can be separated, for example, by gel filtration from HpD, have been shown to have a higher therapeutic activity2.

Keywords

Excitation Spectrum Relative Amplitude Fluorescence Property Emission Property Vertical Scale 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Andreoni
    • 1
  • Rinaldo Cubeddu
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Elettronica Quantistica e Strumentazione, Elettronica del C.N.R.Istituto di Fisica del PolitecnicoMilanoItaly

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