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chemotherapeutic

[‚kē·mō‚ther·ə‚pyüd·ik]
(pharmacology)
Any agent used for chemotherapy.
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Differential leucocyte count (neutrophil and lymphocytes) on other hand were significantly higher in chemotherapeutic and ghrelin treated group as compared to chemotherapeutic group only on day 14 (p<0.
She asserted that even though the topic is still controversial, our study indicated that taking antioxidant supplements on the same day as chemotherapeutic drugs may negate the effect of those drugs.
Also, the Bcl-w and E2F6 stable expressing WPE-1 NA22 cell lines showed high resistance to various chemotherapeutic drugs.
Three local chemotherapeutic agents have been reviewed: Atridox[TM], a doxycycline gel, PerioChip[R], a chlorhexidine chip and Arestin[TM], a minocycline microspheres.
Many chemotherapeutic agents are specifically designed to stop rapid cell proliferation; therefore, it is reasonable to predict that cancer drugs would harm a developing fetus," Ms.
4) P-gp proteins are pumps that actively extrude the "activated" chemotherapeutic agents from the interior of the cancer cells to the extracellular space where they can no longer exert their anti-tumor action (See Figure 2).
He was placed on a chemotherapeutic regimen of daunorubicin and cytosine arabinoside (ARA-C) for remission induction of AML.
Mantle cell lymphoma is an aggressive B-cell lymphoma that historically been resistant to current standard chemotherapeutic approaches making it a difficult cancer to treat.
TaiGen Biotechnology Company, a research-based and product-driven pharmaceutical company based in Taiwan, has commenced a Phase I/II trial of Burixafor in combination with two chemotherapeutic agents, fludarabine and cytarabine, in adults in China with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia, it was reported on Friday.
Remarkably, the research team discovered that when expressed in cancer cells, this active mutant form of Chk1 permanently stopped cancer cell proliferation and caused cell death in petri dishes even without the addition of any chemotherapeutic drugs.
When the delivery vehicle comes into contact with cancer cells, it releases the chemotherapeutic payload directly into the cell.
Calgary, Canada) has been granted Canadian Patent 2,437,468 entitled "Sensitization of Chemotherapeutic Agent Resistant Neoplastic Cells with Reovirus.