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Dihematoporphyrin Ether

"Dihematoporphyrin Ether" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dihematoporphyrin Ether" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dihematoporphyrin Ether" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1993 and 1994 and 1998 and 2000 and 2007 and 2008 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.