A unique amino acid for brain cancer therapy -- MEDICA Trade Fair

A unique amino acid for brain cancer therapy

07/03/2017

Image: Graphic of how the photodynamic therapy works; Copyright: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)

Once delivered into the body, the Ru-complexes accumulate in tumor cell lysosomes, which are sacs that are present inside of all cells. A light source activates the complexes, which then generate ROS, causing the cells to die; ©Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University