asparaginase


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asparaginase

[‚as·pə′raj·ə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine to asparaginic acid and ammonia.
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Asparaginase is an FDA approved drug for lymphoblastoid leukemia, and has never before been applied to treat GAS infections.
A quantitative assay for NH3 released by asparaginase was done following Dharmsthiti and Luechai [8].
Yet these antibodies can either inactivate the enzyme or enhance the metabolism of asparaginase such that the patient may not have adequate serum or plasma activity levels to achieve an anti-leukemic effect.
3] released by asparaginase was done following Mashburn and Wriston [7] with slight modification.
Measurement of plasma ammonia is affected in patients receiving asparaginase therapy.
DSM Food Specialties has welcomed the publication of the new version of the European Food Industry (CIAA) Acrylamide Toolbox which now includes a dedicated chapter on the enzyme asparaginase and refers to key applications where asparaginase can provide significant acrylamide-reduction benefits.
Scientists at Novozymes have used an asparaginase derived from Aspergillus spp.
Both patients' medical records indicated that they were receiving antineoplastic therapy with asparaginase (ASNase).
The patients received different doses of erythrocyte encapsulated Asparaginase in combination with the chemotherapy recommended by the European Working group for Adult Lymphoblastic Leukemia (EWALL).
Contract award: purchase and delivery: dressings, wound care specialist, imatinib, drugs different piperacyllin + tazobactam, heparin, taurolidin, asparaginase, other medicinal products.
After in-depth examination the Swiss authorities concluded that DSM's asparaginase enzyme preparation will be allowed in the Swiss market.
Contract notice: Buying and supplies: dressings, wound care specialist, imatinib, a variety of drugs, piperacyllin + tazobactam, heparin, taurolidin, asparaginase, other medicinal products.