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November 24th, 2005

Nanocarrier suits eye disease treatment

Abstract:
Researchers from the University of Tokyo, Osaka Prefecture University and Santen Pharmaceutical, all in Japan, have tested a nanocarrier loaded with a novel dendritic photosensitizer for use in photodynamic therapy. They found that dendrimer porphyrin encapsulated in a polyion-complex micelle was suitable for treating the eye disease exudative age-related macular degeneration.

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