molecular surgery

molecular surgery

n.
A technique used to increase the drug susceptibility of tumor cells by introducing gene segments into such cells so as to alter their drug resistance.
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The ninth updated edition of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery is a text no college-level health professional collection should be without: it packs nearly 2,000 pages of reference material from the world's foremost practitioners and instructors and covers basic scientific principles from cells to molecular surgery to clinical diagnosis.
GenPhar's molecular surgery technology is at the forefront of gene therapy and allows highly localized treatment of solid tumors with minimal side effects.
The technology "gives researchers the equivalent of a molecular surgery kit for routinely disabling, activating or changing genes," wrote Science magazine in a Dec.
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