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Targeted Nano-photomedicines for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer

Publication Type : Patents

Publisher : U.S. Patent EP200907881932012

Source : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Erasmus University Medical Center , Volume EP2440247 A1, Number EP20090788193, India, Rotterdam (2012)

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Campus : Kochi

School : Center for Nanosciences

Center : Nanosciences

Department : Nanosciences

Year : 2012

Abstract : The present invention relates to a photosensitizer-containing nanoparticle, comprising a photosensitizer covalently bonded throughout at least a part of said nanoparticle to the nanoparticle matrix material and incorporated therein in a quasi-aggregated state. The present invention further relates to methods for producing the invention nanoparticles, and to methods of killing cancer cells by PDT treatment using the said nanoparticles

Cite this Research Publication : M. Koyakutty, Robinson, D. J., Sterenborg, H. J. C. M., Kascakova, S., and Shantikumar V Nair, “Targeted nano-photomedicines for photodynamic therapy of cancer”, U.S. Patent EP200907881932012.

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