chemosensitivity

chemosensitivity

1. Sensitivity of chemoreceptors to hypoxia and hypercapnea; ↓ chemosensitivity to hypoxia has been linked to fatal asthma attacks.
2. Sensitivity of a tumor to chemotherapy.
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Potentiation of chemosensitivity in multidrug - resistant human leukemia CEM cells by inhibition of DNA-dependent protein kinase using wortmannin.
Neubauer, "Antitumor activity of zoledronic acid in primary breast cancer cells determined by the ATP tumor chemosensitivity assay," BMC Cancer, vol.
Effect of N-acetyl-cysteine on the hypoxic ventilatory response and erythropoietin production: linkage between plasma thiol redox state and O(2) chemosensitivity. Blood.
Diminished chemosensitivity to hypoxia and hypercapnia during wakefulness is seen in patients with OHS (34,35) with lower ventilatory responsiveness to carbon dioxide being associated with more time in hypoventilation during REM sleep (34).
Currently, Karnofsky Performance scores and presence of visceral metastases are reported to correlate with outcome of treatment.[sup.18] Given the molecular knowledge of urothelial tumorigenesis and chemosensitivity, more precise methods for predicting response to anticancer therapy seem possible.
Scarff-Bloom-Richardson (SBR) grading: a pleiotropic marker of chemosensitivity in invasive ductal breast carcinomas treated by neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
These studies showed that, at least for some of the compounds, the gene expression profile of untreated cells was capable of being used for chemosensitivity testing (63).
miR-219-5p Inhibited Melanoma Growth in an Animal Experiment and Enhanced Chemosensitivity in A375 Cells.
The chemosensitivity of the four conventional drugs was [s]-10-hydroxycamptothecin > mitomycin C > adriamycin > paclitaxel, which can guide clinical treatment.
That same year, 2014, PPIs were reported to affect tumor cell survival, metastatic potential and chemosensitivity of esophageal cancer cell lines.
Cure et al., "Scarff-BloomRichardson (SBR) grading: a pleiotropic marker of chemosensitivity in invasive ductal breast carcinomas treated by neoadjuvant chemotherapy," International Journal of Oncology, vol.
The purpose of the present study was to provide evidence for the role of FANCF in determining the proliferation, migration and chemosensitivity of human breast cancer by assaying cell function after FANCF knockdown.