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Photocyanine (Code C90535)

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Preferred Name: Photocyanine

Definition: A metal complex compound of phthalocyanide with photosensitizing activity. Upon injection with photocyanide and subsequent introduction to photodynamic therapy (PDT), photocyanide becomes activated and forms reactive oxygen species that induce apoptosis.

Label: Photocyanine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C90535 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL413617  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 663672
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 663672 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C90535
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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