biological response modifiers


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biological response modifiers,

n.pl substances such as phytochemicals and fibers that modulate mech-anisms related to the development of disease, such as hormonal changes, immune function, inflammatory activity, oxidative stress, and home-ostasis. Also called
BRMs.
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In the present study, polysaccharides have been isolated and evaluated as biological response modifiers in chickens.
The titles of their PhD research were 'Characterization of shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) against dieback disease in various ecological zones of Punjab,' 'Evaluation of sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum) bio-molecules as biological response modifiers and their immunotherapeutic effects against coccidiosis in chicken,' 'Occurrence, toxicity and prevention
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Immune defense and repair systems in biologic medicine: clinical relevance of biological response modifiers in autoimmunity: diagnosis, treatment, tests, and interpretation (Part I).
In 2003, the agency convened its Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee to discuss the current clinical data, safety and effectiveness issues surrounding placental/umbilical cord blood transplantation, and possible quality measures.
A few years ago, many in the asthma research community were convinced that asthma care was poised for the same kind of advances that have occurred in rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis with the introduction of the biological response modifiers.
this time as a member of the FDA's Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee.
He testified before the FDA and was one of only two patients ever to have voting privileges on an FDA panel, the Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee.
Biological response modifiers, one of the newest treatments for arthritis, have become increasingly popular by inhibiting the production of inflammatory cytokines.
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