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cytoprotective

 [si″to-pro-tek´tiv]
1. protecting cells from noxious chemicals or other stimuli.
2. an agent that so protects; called also cytoprotectant.

cytoprotective

(sī'tō-prō-tek'tiv),
Descriptive of a drug or agent protecting cells from damage expected to occur.

cytoprotective

/cy·to·pro·tec·tive/ (si″to-pro-tek´tiv)
1. protecting cells from noxious chemicals or other stimuli.
2. an agent that so protects.

cytoprotective

(sī″tō-prō-tĕk′tĭv) [Gr. kytos, cell, + L.L. protegere, to protect, to cover]
Capable of shielding cells from injury, e.g., damage from electrolyte disturbance, infection, ischemia, or toxins.
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Kimura, "Hydrogen sulfide is a signaling molecule and a cytoprotectant," Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, vol.
ERGO provides several physiological benefits such as a cytoprotectant, enhancement of metabolic energy, protection against formation of cataracts, molecular regulation of antiinflamatory mechanisms in lungs, etc.
In the present study, the protection of LECs by estrogens might be due to their potent cytoprotectant mechanisms evidenced by decrease in ROS production and increase in cell viability.
In addition sucralfate promotes the local production of prostaglandins, which acts as a cytoprotectant stimulating epithelial proliferation, migration, blood flow and mucus production.
Metallothionein acts as a cytoprotectant against doxorubicin toxicity.
Solomon Snyder, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine recently published an article entitled "The Unusual Amino Acid L-Ergothioneine Is a Physiologic Cytoprotectant.
NOV-002 is designed to act as a cytoprotectant and an immunomodulator.
2005) and confirm the importance of Akt as a vital and broad cytoprotectant against cellular stresses in parallel to pro-apoptotie PKC[delta] activator (Nakajima et al.
Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses.
Ferriporphyrins and endothelium: a 2-edged sword-promotion of oxidation and induction of cytoprotectants.
Commentary: Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses.