Myotrophin

Myotrophin®

Mecasermin, rhIGF-1 Neurology A recombinant orphan drug for treating ALS. See Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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Expression of silicatein and collagen genes in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula is controlled by silicate and myotrophin. Eur.
It has been shown previously that overexpression of miR-375 downregulates the expression of myotrophin, a known regulator of catecholamine release [12].
Krasko A, Lorenz B, Batel R, Schroder HC, Muller IM, Muller WE (2000) Expression of silicatein and collagen genes in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula is controlled by silicate and myotrophin. Eur.
The acne medicine Myotrophin is believed by some [the studies differ) to reduce the effects of ALS to cells with more efficacy than creatine.
The final achievement recognized by PhRMA was the FDA decision to give patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis early access to an insulin-like growth factor (Cephalon Corp.'s Myotrophin) under a treatment investigational new drug.
Examples of neurotrophic factors include insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1, or Myotrophin), brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BBNF) and ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF).
said that results of a nine-month clinical trial of 266 ALS patients showed the drug Myotrophin was the first treatment to slow progression of the disease.
chose UAMS Medical Center as one of eight hospitals to participate in a year-long, second-phase clinical trial of the drug Myotrophin in treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease).