Table 36.3Distribution of Porphyrins among Human Plasma Proteins

Distribution (%)
Retention time (min) RPC18*LDLHDLHeavy Proteins
HP~3105535
PF3.6–20167014
PP18224137
TPPS40.051–21880
TPPS30.3566826
TPPS2o3.9577419
TPPS2a10.136559
TPPS120.030601

LDL = low-density lipoprotein; HDL = high-density lipoprotein.

*

HPLC (high-pressure liquid chromatography) retention time is a measure of hydrophobicity.

Data from Kongshaug et al.73

From: Chapter 36, Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer

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