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1. A polysaccharide of fructose (for example, inulin) containing small amounts of other sugars; present in certain tubers. Synonym(s): fructan, levan, levulan, levulin, levulosan, polyfructose
2. 2,6-Anhydrofructofuranose.
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Integrating Levulan Kerastick and BLU-U Photodynamic Therapy into Your Practice
The FDA granted orphan drug status to the company's Levulan Photodynamic Therapy.
A photosensitizing agent applied to the skin, such as Levulan or Kerastick, can make the treatment even more effective.
is a biopharmaceutical company engaged primarily in the development and marketing of Levulan Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and Photodetection (PD) for multiple medical conditions, with a primary focus on dermatology.
Published reports from leading physicians indicate that Dusa's drug Levulan, when used in conjunction with the IPL Quantum SR, may optimize non-ablative photorejuvenation of damaged skin, according to executives.
Photodynamic therapy utilizes levulan aminolevulinic acid and blue light to kill precancerous cells.
This is a testament to all of the dedicated DUSA employees who, over the years, have contributed to making our Levulan Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) one of the fastest growing procedures in dermatology.
Nasdaq: DUSA), a dermatology company that is developing and marketing Levulan Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and other products focused on patients with common skin conditions, reported today its corporate highlights and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010.
We believe that Sirius' innovative products, which we expect to generate immediate positive operating cash flow, and pipeline, provide an excellent complement to DUSA's Levulan PDT technology platform, while diversifying and nearly doubling our 2005 revenues, and adding to our already significant growth potential.
Doman, DUSA's President and CEO, said, "We are pleased that the Patent Office has confirmed the validity of one of our key Levulan PDT patents.
Latin American (LA) group as part of the planning for the launch of Levulan PDT in LA anticipated by early '07, as well as numerous other business development meetings.
The study used DUSA's Levulan(R) (aminolevulinic acid HCl, ALA) Kerastick(R) in combination with either the Company's BLU-U(R) brand blue light ("BLU-U"), an Intense Pulsed Light ('IPL'), or a Long Pulsed Dye Laser ('LPDL'), compared to treatment with the vehicle and the same light source without Levulan.