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Aminolevulinic Acid (Levulan)

A compound produced from succinyl-CoA and GLYCINE as an intermediate in heme synthesis. It is used as a PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY for actinic KERATOSIS.
Also Known As:
Levulan; 5 Aminolevulinate; 5-Aminolaevulinate; 5-Aminolevulinate; Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride; Delta-Aminolevulinic Acid; 5 Amino Levulinic Acid; 5 Aminolaevulinate; Acid Hydrochloride, Aminolevulinic; Acid, 5-Amino Levulinic; Acid, Aminolevulinic; Acid, Delta-Aminolevulinic; Delta Aminolevulinic Acid; Hydrochloride, Aminolevulinic Acid; Levulinic Acid, 5-Amino; 5-Amino Levulinic Acid; Pentanoic acid, 5-amino-4-oxo-
Networked: 810 relevant articles (77 outcomes, 86 trials/studies)

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1. Maytin, Edward V: 14 articles (01/2020 - 05/2009)
2. Hasan, Tayyaba: 13 articles (01/2020 - 03/2006)
3. Stummer, Walter: 13 articles (12/2019 - 03/2007)
4. Pogue, Brian W: 11 articles (06/2020 - 05/2002)
5. Wilson, Brian C: 10 articles (12/2020 - 11/2003)
6. Chen, Bin: 8 articles (01/2022 - 09/2006)
7. Kawczyk-Krupka, Aleksandra: 8 articles (09/2018 - 07/2003)
8. Gouya, Laurent: 6 articles (01/2022 - 08/2015)
9. Ogura, Shun-Ichiro: 6 articles (05/2021 - 02/2014)
10. Anand, Sanjay: 6 articles (02/2019 - 05/2009)

Related Diseases

1. Actinic Keratosis
2. Acne Vulgaris
3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
4. Basal Cell Carcinoma (Rodent Ulcer)
5. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma)

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1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
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