potentiator

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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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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for PTI-808, its cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator.
It has created an entirely new therapeutic platform called the Potentiator which, instead of creating a new antibiotic that bacteria may quickly adapt to, aims to improve the potency and enhance the utility of many classes of existing drugs.
Potentiators also demonstrated excellent drug properties for further pre-clinical development.
Alcohol itself is a known potentiator of iron absorption (Olynyk 2005) though to what extent this relationship exists is unknown.
The gravity and chronicity of depressive symptomatology were highlighted by Garber and Little (1999) as possible potentiators of depression's effect over child development.
Future Directions: Using Biotechnology to Discover New Sweeteners, Bitter Blockers & Sweetness Potentiators.
Caring science from a group of researchers who are in pursuit of measuring the concepts, moderators, potentiators, and outcomes of caring will be summarized within this article.
Fermented blueberry extracts can function as insulin potentiators.
When standard adsorption studies are required, numerous technical procedures are employed nationwide, which include untreated RBCs without antigen-antibody reaction potentiators, untreated RBCs with potentiators such as low ionic strength solutions (LISS) or polyethylene glycol (PEG), enzymatic treatment of RBCs without potentiators, and enzyme treated RBCs in conjunction with various potentiators.
Designed for use in the operating room, this waterless hand scrub incorporates APT[TM], a patented system of adjuvants and potentiators that works synergistically with ethyl alcohol to extend persistent residual antimicrobial protection for up to six hours.
The remaining chapters cover flavoring materials, flavoring material made by processing, artificial flavoring materials, flavor potentiators, flavorists and flavor creation, flavor production, flavor applications, flavor legislation and religious dietary rules, and quality control.
The use of monoclonal antisera, potentiators of agglutination--such as low ionic strength solution (LISS) and polyethylene glycol (PEG)--and gel and solid phase technologies have enhanced the ability of transfusion services to identify red-cell antibodies in patient's serum as well as incompatibility between patient and donor cells during the crossmatch.