VitaNova Biological Inc.
Click here to watch a 45 minute time lapse video of prostate cancer cells, loaded with a blue pH-sensitive fluorescent dye, in response one photodynamic treatment. Once the cell membrane breaks apart, the dye leaks out and the cells disappear.
Project MCF-7 (breast cancer) cell death by pH-induced apoptosis.
Top left panel: cells prior to phototherapy
Top right panel: software outline of intact, live cancer cells prior to photo therapy
Bottom left panel: cells following photo therapy
Bottom right panel: cells following photo therapy with outline of pre-therapy cells