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PV-10 Definition

An injectable 10% solution of rose bengal disodium, an iodinated fluorescein derivative, with potential antineoplastic and radiosensitizing activities. When injected into tumor tissue, PV-10 specifically targets and concentrates in tumor cells, producing cytotoxic singlet oxygen when exposed to ionizing radiation. In addition, PV-10 may stimulate an anti-tumor immune response.

PV-10 Synonyms

PV-10, 4,5,6,7-Tetrachloro-2',4',5',7'-tetraiodofluorescein Disodium Salt, Injectable Rose Bengal 10%, Provecta, Rose Bengal Disodium 10%

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