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cycloserine

[¦sī·klō′se‚rēn]
(microbiology)
C3H6O2N2 Broad-spectrum, crystalline antibiotic produced by several species of Streptomyces; useful in the treatment of tuberculosis and urinary-tract infections caused by resistant gram-negative bacteria.
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5 [micro]g/ml), ciprofloxacin (20 [micro]g/ml), amikacin (20 [micro]g/ml), d-cycloserine (30 [micro]g/ml), kanamycin (20 [micro]g/ml), and ethionamide (20 [micro]g/ml), was carried out on solid Lowenstein-Jensen medium using the 1% proportion sensitivity method as per the WHO guidelines.
Urbano and her colleagues conducted a 10-week uncontrolled, randomized, double-blind trial comparing D-cycloserine once daily at 50 mg or once weekly at 50 mg for 8 weeks in 20 patients with ASD.
Facilitation of conditioned fear extinction by systemic administration or intra-amygdala infusions of D-cycloserine as assessed with fear-potentiated startle in rats.
Using drugs like D-cycloserine to make extinction work more broadly is a big advancement in the treatment of addiction.
Augmentation of exposure therapy with D-cycloserine for social anxiety disorder.
The team then gave oral D-Cycloserine to some rats.
Michael Davis and Kerry Ressler of the Emory University School of Medicine and Yerkes National Primate Research Center conducted preclinical studies that demonstrated D-cycloserine helped reduce fears faster, leading to the eventual disappearance, or "extinction," of the fear(1,2).
But those taking D-cycloserine learned much more quickly to overcome their fear in two sessions rather than the usual eight.
His study involved 30 acrophobic individuals, ten of whom were given a dummy drug while the rest received either a small or a standard dose of D-cycloserine.
And scientists think antibiotic D-cycloserine could also stop people feel nervous about learning new skills.
D-Cycloserine (CAS 68-41-7) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on d-cycloserine markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.