cytoprotectants

cytoprotectants

Drugs used to protect mucosal surfaces, especially of the gastointestinal tract, from ulceration, or to protect cells generally from the malign effects of cancer chemotherapy such as the combined use of cyclophosphamide and cisplatin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Yancey, "Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses," Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
The strategies used to prevent and treat mucositis include basic oral care protocols, anti-inflammatory therapy, biologic response modifiers, cytoprotectants and cryotherapy (3).
Ferriporphyrins and endothelium: a 2-edged sword-promotion of oxidation and induction of cytoprotectants. Blood 95, 3442-3450.
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Commentary: Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses.
Organic osmolytes as compatible, metabolic, and counteracting cytoprotectants in high osmolarity and other stresses.