recombinant toxin

recombinant toxin

'Magic bullet' A hybrid cytotoxic protein made by recombinant DNA technology, designed to selectively kill malignant cells. See Immunotoxin, Magic bullet.
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The second grant, in the amount of $131,702, is for the study of peptide and recombinant toxin therapies based on the peptide chlorotoxin, a component of scorpion venom, for glioma, a deadly cancer of the brain.
5] cells per well with RPMI-10 (RPMI with 10% fetal calf serum [FCS]) containing varying dilutions of recombinant toxins.
The National Cancer Institute will contribute special recombinant toxins that destroy the cancer cell's ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is essential for cell division.
who is the principal investigator for the research and development of cancer treatment agents using recombinant toxins under this grant.
6,028,174, which cover the use of peptide and recombinant toxins, based on chlorotoxin a component of scorpion venom, and monoclonal antibodies, which specifically bind to glial-derived or meningioma-derived tumor cells.

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