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The kinetics of neutrophils in photodynamic theraphy as anti-tumor

Amalina, M. A. and Zulaziz, Natasha and Ho, Cassandra and Azhim, Azran and Horiuchi, Toshikatsu and Miyazaki, Hiromi and Saito, Daizoh and Himeno, Naomi and Kinoshita, Manabu and Shinomiya, Nariyoshi and Morimoto, Yuji (2015) The kinetics of neutrophils in photodynamic theraphy as anti-tumor. In: The 10th Asian Control Conference (ASCC 2015), 31 May - 3 June 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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Abstract

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is known for its antitumor property. PDT uses a photosensitizer combined with light to kill cancer cells. Different to other non-surgical cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy which suppress immune system, it is suggested that PDT promotes an accumulation of neutrophils causing destruction of tumor cells; however, this is not be fully elucidated. Neutrophils is known to be a main player in the innate immunity and is closely related to the inflammation of the tumor site after PDT. Therefore, in this research, we investigated the relationship of neutrophils kinetics and anti-tumor property of PDT.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 7380/44928
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Biotechnology
Depositing User: Assoc. Pro Azran Azhim Noor Azmi
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2016 18:38
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2016 18:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44928

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