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(pō-ten'shē-ā-tŏr, -tōr),
In chemotherapy, a drug used in combination with other drugs to produce deliberate potentiation.
Any factor that amplifies another factor—e.g., stress, chronic illness, etc.—and lowers the threshold for suicide completion
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Significant potentiators for the aesthetic effects of acts of love are audience factors--individuals who are sufficiently mature to care about the significance and effects of such acts.
A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation.
In 2015, the FDA approved ORKAMBI[R] for homozygous F508del CFTR patients, comprising fifty percent of the CF population, the combination of CFTR corrector lumacaftor (VX-809) and potentiator ivacaftor (VX-770) in one pill.
Vance et al., "A subunit-selective potentiator of NR2C- and NR2D-containing NMDA receptors," Nature Communications, vol.
The EndoC-[beta]H1 pseudoislets mirror exactly the situation prevailing in primary rat islets [18], where pyruvate is a weak potentiator of glucose-induced insulin release and lactate, also a metabolite of glycolytic origin, which completely lacks even a minimal potentiating effect on insulin secretion [18].
It has created an entirely new therapeutic platform called the Potentiator which, instead of creating a new antibiotic that bacteria may quickly adapt to, aims to improve the potency and enhance the utility of many classes of existing drugs.
Snake venom protein (such as phospholipase A2 metalloproteinases serinoproteases L-amino acid oxidases lectin and other) and peptides (brady kinin potentiators analgesic peptides and other) have found practical application as pharmaceutical agents with significant therapeutic values.
Structure-activity relationships of stemphones, potentiators of imipenem activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Differences in the socioeconomic context of populations can act as potentiators of risk factors related to lifestyle, behavior and psychosocial stress, which can contribute to cancer (39) as well as trigger chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes, which can further develop into catastrophic illnesses (40).
The company has developed a number of potentiators, or substances that may increase the activity of a particular protein.
Although the genetic component is of greater weight, the authors emphasize intentional activity as a possibility of obtaining pleasure, meaning and good health (Lyubomirsky, Sheldon, & Schkade, 2005), which emphasizes the processes of development as potentiators of the positive experience.
Kingston, "Allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptors: lessons learnt from mGlu1, mGlu2 and [mGlu.sub.5] potentiators and antagonists," Biochemical Society Transactions, vol.