5-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride

5-Aminolevulinic Acid HCl; 5-ALA; Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient; 5451-09-2


5-ALA is an active pharmaceutical ingredient and is produced under cGMP. Values are: * Competitive process * European manufacturer * Registered and approved in EU and US 5-Aminolevulinic acid is an amino acid that belongs to ketocarbonic acids. It is increasingly converted into a red fluorescent molecule in tumor cells. This accumulates in tumor cells about 4 times more than in healthy cells. The substance is a photosensitizer, it can form oxygen radicals with light energy. These radicals destroy the cell, which is why 5-aminoleivulinic acid is used, for example, in skin carcinomas caused by UV radiation.

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Product features

Name 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride
CAS 5451-09-2
Product Information API
Indication Tumor diagnostic, photodynamic ther.

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