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MEK

(organic chemistry)

methyl ethyl ketone, MEK

A strong, aromatic, flammable solvent used in paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
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If the acquisition moves forward as planned, Novartis is expected to postpone or end development of both its BRAF and MEK inhibitors, as well as the combination product.
Over the past few years, MEK, with help from a slate of American supporters that includes an all-star list of former top officials, have campaigned to be removed from the terrorist list, going as far as filing a suit with a U.
The MEK ads present it as a democratic alternative to the mullahs in Tehran and as the victims of an unfortunate error in the State Department.
Al-Masry Al-Youm reported that the foreign ministry had stated that it had not been contacted by the MEK delegation and that it was not its policy to contact such groups.
According to Bloomfield who held senior positions at the State and Defense Departments in several administrations "not one person in the NCRI or its component entities including the MEK has ever been prosecuted and convicted of an act of terrorism.
MEK has been pursued as a therapeutic target in cancer for more than a decade, and Mekinist is the first medicine in this class to be licensed in Europe.
The MEK, also known as the People's Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI), led a guerrilla campaign against the US-backed Shah of Iran during the 1970s and also opposed Iran's clerical leaders who replaced the Shah.
The MEK was founded in 1963 by a group of college-educated Iranian Marxists who opposed the country's pro-western ruler, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Tackling the MEK issue in this way is classified as genocide, which would harm Iraq's image in the eyes of the civilized world and strip it of respect in the international community," read the statement.
Attorney Alejandro Mayorkas declined to say whether many MEK members entered the country or how many were involved.
Inhibitors of Raf and MEK (MAPK/ERK kinase) have gained great interest because they suppress growth of tumors with mutant B-Raf and some with mutant Ras which depend upon ERK signaling for proliferation.