chemosensitivity

chemosensitivity

1. Sensitivity of chemoreceptors to hypoxia and hypercapnea; ↓ chemosensitivity to hypoxia has been linked to fatal asthma attacks.
2. Sensitivity of a tumor to chemotherapy.
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While a complete response was obtained according to the treatment of rhabdoid tumors, death occurred within a year, confirming the chemosensitivity but not, at the moment, the chemocurability.
Study of some variables in tetrazolium dye (MTT) based assay for cell growth and chemosensitivity.
Inhibition of the JAK-STAT3 signaling pathway by Ganoderic acid A enhances chemosensitivity of HepG2 Cells to cisplatin.
MicroRNA-155 regulates cell survival, growth and chemosensitivity by targeting FOXO3a in breast cancer.
Br2DR cells showed a slight increased sensitivity to IR and MMC based on clonogenic assays in contrast to the exquisite radiosensitivity and chemosensitivity of cells derived from patients that have defects in DNA damage sensing and repair proteins.
Therapeutic suppression of translation initiation modulates chemosensitivity in a mouse lymphoma model.
Increased chemoresponsiveness is associated with propensity for increased loop-gain and ventilatory instability; therefore, if NHD reduces chemosensitivity, it should dampen loop-gain, improve ventilatory stability and thereby NHD should contribute to reducing SDB.
Gene expression patterns in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded core biopsies predict docetaxel chemosensitivity in breast cancer patients.
In introducing 26 contributions, Blumenthal (Garden State Cancer Center, Belleville, NJ) overviews problems associated with patient drug sensitivities and resistance mechanisms in response to chemotherapy, and efforts to assess parameters modulating tumor chemosensitivity in customizing therapy.
Effect of melatonin and pineal extracts on human ovarian and mammary tumor cells in a chemosensitivity assay.
Rapid chemosensitivity assay with human normal and tumor cells in vitro.
Environmental factors such as temperature, light intensity, photoperiod, and circadian locomotory cycle all influence chemosensitivity (Cymborowski, 1973; Baker and Carde, 1979; Linn and Roelofs, 1986a).