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ala

[′ā·lə]
(biology)
A wing or winglike structure.

ala

1. An alcove or small room opening off the atrium of an ancient Roman house.
2. A small room on each side of a cella.
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Photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris with topical aminolevulinic acid.
When aminolevulinic acid is applied to the sun damaged skin, the medication accumulates in abnormal cells.
Also, on February 26, 2004, DUSA reacquired the rights to the aminolevulinic acid (Levulan) technology for Canada held by DRAXIS Health Inc.
In the scientific sessions, there were 29 lectures and presentations that were focused on, or included, Levulan(R) PDT, and/or aminolevulinic acid (ALA) PDT (ALA is the active ingredient in DUSA's Levulan).
The product applies aminolevulinic acid (ALA) in a patented nanocolloid formulation, ideally suited for photodynamic therapy (PDT).
2] allele had lower levels of zinc protoporphyrin and plasma aminolevulinic acid, but there was no clear effect modification by ALAD genotype on relations between lead dose and hematologic system outcomes (Lee SS et al.
In the scientific sessions, there were numerous lectures and presentations that were focused on, or included, aminolevulinic acid (ALA), the active ingredient in DUSA's Levulan(R) PDT in dermatology, including 17 independent investigator poster presentations.
Photodynamic therapy using a topical medication called aminolevulinic acid has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat actinic keratosis (AKs), an early potential sign of skin cancer.
These agreements provide for the licensing to DUSA of Photonamic's proprietary technology related to aminolevulinic acid (ALA), the compound used in DUSA's Levulan(R) Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and Photodetection (PD), for brain cancer and includes rights to use certain pre-clinical data for other indications.