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cytotoxic

[¦sīd·ə′täk·sik]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to an agent, such as a drug or virus, that exerts a toxic effect on cells.
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The cytotoxicity testing was performed by using the resazurin reduction assay as previously described (O'Brien et al.
Caco-2 cells, which are human epithelial colorectal adenocarcinoma cells, were used as in vitro model to investigate the cellular uptake and cytotoxicity of [beta]-lg nanoparticles.
However, the obtained results of the cytotoxicity testing of methanol extracts on Hela cell line unraveled that the highest cytotoxicity relates to Anabaena 55 at the dose of 30 mg / mL.
Hence, cytotoxicity is not a matter of concern for the proposed nanostructures," Dr.
The extract displayed dose dependent and cell specific antiproliferative cytotoxicity against the cell lines tested.
The PAN I cytotoxicity kit allows the application of 4 commonly used cytotoxicity assays sequentially on a cellular sample.
Exposure of these two malignant cell lines to RF alone also produced some cytoxicity, although significantly less cytotoxicity than the GNP RF combination.
A pre-clinical study compared cytotoxicity (cell-damaging effect) and anti-HIV activity of lemon and lime juice to that of the spermicide nonoxynol-9 (N-9).
The CI data are used for dynamic modelling or parameter estimation for cell cytotoxicity process.
This product is available in widths up to 46 inches and has passed primary skin irritation, cytotoxicity and skin sensitization product safety testing.
Taking each in turn, the 50 papers discuss such aspects as acetaldehyde elimination changes in transgenic mice lacking aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 activity, the role of carbonyl metabolizing enzymes in the hepatocyte cytotoxicity of chloral hydrate and tribromoethanol anesthetics, and the search for effective aldose reductase inhibitors.