carrier molecule


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carrier molecule

[′kar·ē·ər ′mäl·ə‚kyül]
(immunology)
An immunogenic molecule such as a foreign protein to which a hapten is coupled, thus enabling the hapten to induce an immune response.
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Similar in size to dopamine, these drugs can slip inside the carrier molecule, forcing it to spit dopamine into the space between neurons.
Following the A-B model of toxicity (13), PA serves as a necessary carrier molecule for EF and LF and permits penetration into cells.
2]-Macroglobulin was initially identified in Limulus and vertebrates as a protease inhibitor (4) and as the carrier molecule responsible for the clearance of proteases from the blood (2).
The "theranostic" approach entails initial diagnosis using a Ga-68 labeled molecule in a PET scan followed by therapy where Yttrium-90 is coupled with the same carrier molecule.
The allowed patent application, 'Recombinant Carrier Molecule for Expression, Delivery and Purification of Target Polypeptides,' is based on an invention developed by scientists at the firm's research and technology collaborator, the Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology.
Next, UV light destroys the organic carrier molecule leaving behind the amorphous metal, which quickly oxidizes in air.
On October 20, 2009, Emisphere Technologies announced study results demonstrating that a single dose of the novel oral parathyroid hormone PTH1-34, which utilizes Emisphere's proprietary Eligen([R]) Drug Delivery Technology and absorption-enhancer carrier molecule 5-CNAC, achieved potentially therapeutically relevant exposure and safety profiles similar to those of the currently available injectable formulation in healthy postmenopausal women.
OTC BB:EMIS) today announced study results demonstrating that a single dose of the novel oral parathyroid hormone PTH1-34, which utilizes Emisphere's proprietary Eligen([R]) Drug Delivery Technology and absorption-enhancer carrier molecule 5-CNAC, achieved potentially therapeutically relevant exposure and safety profiles to those of the currently available injectable formulation in healthy postmenopausal women.
OBI-822 is an active immunotherapy combining Globo-H, a carbohydrate antigen frequently expressed by cancer cells, jointly with KLH as the immune-stimulating carrier molecule.
Indeed, the man has a mutant gene that allows him to eat high-cholesterol foods with no corresponding rise in low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the carrier molecule that deposits fat-like cholesterol on artery walls, which can cause a heart attack, says Richard B.
According to NCHS researchers, virtually all of the decline in blood cholesterol - 8 percent since 1960 -was in low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the carrier molecule that deposits cholesterol on artery walls, leading to heart disease (SN: 9/9/89, p.
The lead CepTor product, MYODUR, includes a carnitine carrier molecule and a leupeptin analogue, a known calpain inhibitor.

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