verteporfin-benzoporphyrin

verteporfin–benzoporphyrin

BPD verteporfin Therapeutics A photodynamic–light-activated agent in clinical trials for treating age-related macular degeneration–see Visudyne–and psoriasis. See Photodynamic therapy.
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