Successful laboratory test of photoswitchable anti-tumor agent

Posted by on April 22, 2016 1:19 pm
Categories: health

Photoswitchable agents might reduce side effects of a chemotherapy. So far, photodynamic therapies have been dependent on oxygen in the tissue. But hardly any oxygen exists in malignant, rapidly growing tumors. A group of researchers has now developed a photo-switchable molecule as a basis of an oxygen-independent method.

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