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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University Kerala, Erasmus University Medical Center , Volume US20120184495 A1, Number US 13/377,764, India, Rotterdam (2012)



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.

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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 (US)”, U.S. Patent US 13/377,7642012.