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adjuvant

[′aj·ə·vənt]
(pharmacology)
A material that enhances the action of a drug or antigen.
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Despite the significant clinical benefit associated with adjuvant trastuzumab, ~90% of patients in South Africa (SA) with HER2-positive breast cancer do not currently have access to adjuvant trastuzumab.
This variable was calculated as the difference between the percentage of the control treatment subjected or not to air-assistance and adjuvant addition and treatments without the respective use (ROSENBERG et al.
Goats administered with different doses (5-500 ug) of tick cement antigen emulsified with Montanide adjuvant showed effective immune response through reduction in tick engorgement (decreased weight) and increased percentage tick rejection which proved that Montanide adjuvant is the most potent adjuvant.
Examples of adjuvants used with variety of vaccines include Montanide incomplete Seppic adjuvant (ISA) series, ISA 70 VG (ISA 70) and ISA 71 VG (ISA 71), and Quil A, cholesterol, dimethyl dioctadecyl ammonium bromide, and Carbopol (QCDC) adjuvant complex, whereby the former is a water-in-oil emulsion and the latter is composed of Quil A, cholesterol, dimethyl dioctadecyl ammonium bromide (DDA), and Carbopol (Aucouturier et al.
Vaccine Adjuvants Market by Product Type (Particulate, Emulsions, Pathogen, Saponin), Route of Administration (Subcutaneous, Intramuscular), Disease Type (Infectious, Cancer), Application (Research, Commercial) & Application Category - Forecasts to 2021
Therefore, when an oil adjuvant is combined with water in a spray tank, a surfactant emulsifier must also be added, which distributes the oil droplets uniformly throughout the mix.
Biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) revealed on Wednesday that it has received the first and only US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Yervoy, an adjuvant treatment for fully resected Stage III melanoma (lymph node >1 mm).
Technavio's analysts forecast the global agricultural adjuvant market to grow at a CAGR of 5.
For decades, tamoxifen taken for 5 years was the standard adjuvant endocrine treatment.
The effect of adjuvant on physico-chemical properties and efficacy of foramsulfuron + iodosulfuron mixture was evaluated.
The Oxford University team, along with Swedish and US colleagues, have shown that a type of polymer called polyethyleneimine (PEI) is a potent adjuvant for test vaccines against HIV, flu and herpes when given in mice.
4] Updates from a subgroup analysis of the European trial and from the German trial suggested that the benefit of postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy may be confined to patients with positive margins.