oncolysis


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oncolysis

 [ong-kol´ĭ-sis]
destruction or dissolution of tumor cells. adj., adj oncolyt´ic.

on·col·y·sis

(ong-kol'i-sis), Avoid mispronunciation oncoly'sis. Do not confuse this word with onycholysis.
Destruction of a neoplasm; sometimes used with reference to the reduction of any swelling or mass.
[onco- + G. lysis, dissolution]

oncolysis

/on·col·y·sis/ (ong-kol´ĭ-sis) destruction or dissolution of a neoplasm.oncolyt´ic

oncolysis

[ongkol′isis]
1 the destruction or disposal of neoplastic cells.
2 the reduction of a swelling or mass.

on·col·y·sis

(ong-kol'i-sis)
Destruction of a neoplasm; sometimes used with reference to the reduction of any swelling or mass.
[onco- + G. lysis, dissolution]

oncolysis

Destruction or breakdown of a tumour, either spontaneously or as a result of treatment.

oncolysis

destruction or dissolution of a neoplasm.
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Induction of viral, 7-methylguanosine cap-independent translation and oncolysis by mitogen-activated protein kinase-interacting kinase-mediated effects on the serine/arginine-rich protein kinase.
One point to note is that G207 seems to hinder growth not only by replicative oncolysis, but also through an inflation of cytotoxic T-cell activity76.
This indicated that NDV might cause oncolysis also through NF[kappa]B pathway.
But biologic treatments such as angiogenesis inhibition, viral oncolysis, and gene therapy are more promising in the long term.
Many of the West Nile fever symptoms have been reproduced in volunteers with underlying neoplastic disease who had been inoculated with virus to achieve pyrexia and oncolysis (22).
These include antiangiogenic agents, immunotherapy, bacterial agents, viral oncolysis, targeting of cyclic-dependent kinases and tyrosine kinase receptors, antisense approaches, gene therapy and combination of various methods.
The use of Echoviruses, including EVATAK, in the oncolysis of a2b1 expressing cancers is coveredby existing US and Australian patents granted to Viralytics.
The peer reviewed article entitled "Enhanced oncolysis mediated by Coxsackievirus A21 in combination with doxorubicin hydrochloride" has now been published online in advance of print in the international journal Investigational New Drugs.
DeRidder, MD, urologist and COO of Cold Genesys states, "CG0070 has demonstrated that tumor cell destruction may be achieved through direct adenovirus-mediated oncolysis and GM-CSF induced anti-tumor cell immune activation.