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potentiator

[pə′ten·chē‚ād·ər]
(food engineering)
(pharmacology)
A drug that augments the response of a second drug so that the total response is greater than the predictible additive effect.
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Potentiators also demonstrated excellent drug properties for further pre-clinical development.
24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that they have entered into a global alliance to discover, develop and commercialize novel potentiator and combination therapies in cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited chronic disease that affects 70,000 people worldwide.
Alcohol itself is a known potentiator of iron absorption (Olynyk 2005) though to what extent this relationship exists is unknown.
One study, which compared the use of papain-treated RBCs to procedures involving LISS alone or LISS-papain combinations, found that the use of a potentiator in adsorption procedures decreased the mean processing time from 180 minutes to 57.
VX-770, known as a CFTR potentiator, aims to increase the function of defective CFTR proteins by increasing their ability to transport ions across the cell membrane of CFTR at the cell surface.
In addition to their efficacy, potentiators show an excellentA pharmacological profile, according toA Galapagos.
The Company also informed that in the alliance, AbbVie and Galapagos will develop potentiators and correctors discovered by Galapagos with the aim to initiate Phase 1 clinical studies at the end of 2014.
Natural sweeteners innovations, and developments in sweetness potentiators report provides insight into new product development and innovations utilizing new natural potent sweeteners across multiple food categories and helps assess the innovation trends in both artificial and natural high-potency sweeteners.
The report is useful to gain an in-depth understanding of the technology landscape for vaccines and vaccine delivery technologies including immune potentiators, adjuvant delivery systems, delivery of DNA vaccines, delivery to the mucosal system and skin, needle-free delivery and single shot vaccines .
Free text areas facilitate complex documentation of ABO discrepancy resolution, panels with various potentiators, neutralizations, adsorptions, elutions, titrations, and phenotypes.
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The Future of High-Potency Sweeteners: Natural sweeteners innovations, and developments in sweetness potentiators