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- A dihydroxyboryl derivative of phenylalanine, used in cancer therapy.
- 2015 September 2, “The Anti-Proliferative Effect of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy in a Prostate Cancer Xenograft Model”, in PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136981:
- Kawabata et al. reported that BNCT utilizing sodium borocaptate and boronophenylalanine simultaneously in combination with X-irradiation enhanced the survival of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, in comparison with BNCT alone.