5-aminolevulinic acid-induced protoporphyrin IX photodynamic diagnosis and photodynamic therapy for glioma stem cells

H. Sadahiro, K. Yoshikawa, K. Kaneda, N. Mori, M. Ideguchi, T. Amano, K. Kajiwara & M. Suzuki
Objective: Photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) with 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) are used for patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). There have been many studies on glioma stem (GS) cells, but PDD and PDT for GS cells have not been reported. Therefore, the goal of the [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]