cytoprotective

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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recently i discovered that heat-shock factor 1 (hsf1), A cytoprotective transcription factor (tf), Is vital to this reprogramming, Promoting malignancy in patients and mice upon activation in the stroma.
Ex 527, an inhibitor of Sirt1, could attenuate these effects of NaHS-induced Sod2 expression and mtDNA number increase, furthermore, abrogate the cytoprotective effects of NaHS for neonatal mouse cardiomyocytes.
It was also postulated that the cytoprotective action of FA is linked to its capability of down regulating cell death pathway.
Ethyol (amifostine) for Injection, which a hospital-based product used to treat oncology patients, is reportedly an US FDA approved cytoprotective drug indicated to reduce the incidence of xerostomia in patients undergoing post-operative radiation treatment for head and neck cancer.
Purpose: The aim of the present study was to examine in vitro cytoprotective, anti-neuroinflammatory and neuroprotective potential of an aqueous extract of L.
The ground for octreotide treatment in acute pancreatitis is strong with a logical physiological basis of mechanism by inhibition of secretion with studies showing its cytoprotective mechanisms and potential to reduce ileus and bacterial translocation; yet further studies with larger sample sizes are needed to solidify its efficacy.
Thus, we designed the present study to collect data on the concentration-response relation between the protective and cytotoxic effects of luteolin on human MG-63 osteoblastlike cells under high-glucose versus normalglucose states to distinguish between luteolin cytoprotective and cytotoxic concentration ranges.
They have been tested for their anti-peroxidation and cytoprotective effects on tert-butylhydroperoxide-treated cells, and for their ability to avoid protein and DNA degradation.
To evaluate the cytoprotective effects of Amla on t-BHP*induced oxidative stress, cells were pretreated with or without Amla (200 [micro]g/mL) for 48 h, then with t-BHP (250 [micro]M or 500 [micro]M) for 6 h.
Bismuth is cytoprotective and antibacterial agent which has been safely used for three centuries.
However, it has been shown in recent years that the cytoprotective effects of Nrf2 go far beyond antioxidant effects.
If you or your doctor feels that the cells of your stomach or small intestine have been compromised, he or she may prescribe a cytoprotective drug as well.