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Amrita Vishwa Vidypeetham, Erasmus University Medical Center , Volume WO2010143942 A1, Number PCT/NL2009/050337, India, Rotterdam (2010)



The present invention relates to aphotosensitizer-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 furtherrelates to methods for producing the invention nanoparticles, and to methods ofkilling cancer cells by PDT treatment using the said nanoparticles.

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M. Koyakutty, Robinson, D. J., Sterenborg, H. J. C. M., Kascakova, S., and Nair, S., “Targeted nano-photomedicines for photodynamic therapy of cancer”, U.S. Patent PCT/NL2009/0503372010.