cell kill

cell kill

In antineoplastic therapy, the number of malignant tumor cells destroyed by a treatment.
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ZIO-201 and cisplatin had similar activity in leukemia cells (P388) sensitive to cisplatin but ZIO-201 had about an eight-log cell kill greater anti-leukemia activity against cisplatin-resistant cells.
The vacuum doesn't kill the cell, but the cell kills the vacuum," releasing substances that must be pumped out, she explains.
One of the hottest topics in biology is apoptosis, the phenomenon in which a cell kills itself through a series of carefully choreographed actions (SN: 11/21/92, p.