Gleolan Overviewδ-Aminolevulinic acid (also dALA, δ-ALA, 5ala or 5-aminolevulinic acid) is the first compound in the porphyrin synthesis pathway, the pathway that leads to heme in mammals and chlorophyll in plants. In plants, production of δ-ALA is the step on which the speed of synthesis of chlorophyll is regulated. Plants that are fed by external δ-ALA accumulate toxic amounts of chlorophyll precursor, protochlorophyllide, indicating that the synthesis of this intermediate is not suppre...
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Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride
- Gel: 10%, 78mg
- Solution: 1500mg, 20%