Active Ingredient(s):Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride FDA Approved: * May 10, 2016 Pharm Company: *BIOFRONTERA PHARMA AG Category:Skin Care
δ-Aminolevulinic acid (also dALA, δ-ALA, 5ALA or 5-aminolevulinic acid), an endogenous non-proteinogenic amino acid, is the first compound in the porphyrin synthesis pathway, the pathway that leads to heme in mammals, as well as chlorophyll in plants.
5ALA is used in photodynamic detection and surgery of cancer.
1 Medical uses
1.1 Cancer diagnosis
1.2 Cancer ...
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