- n. alternative spelling of cyclosporine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a chemical substance produced by some soil fungi, which suppresses the cellular immune response by inhibiting T cell activation, and has been used in medicine to reduce foreign tissue rejection, especially subsequent to organ transplant surgery.
“The Swiss pharmaceutical Sandoz discovered the immunosuppressant cyclosporin from the insect-killing Cordyceps fungus and changed human-organ transplant surgery.”
“Other immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin which allows for the use of less steroid but is a powerful drug that absolutely affects the patient's immune system.”
“Closest OTTOMH is "cyclosporin" but googlers, or real medical peeps on this forum, can do better, I'm sure.”
“Those rejection problem could be solved by using drugs such as cyclosporin which suppress the immune system.”
“Professor Sprent says under normal circumstances, the body would attack a transplanted organ unless immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin were given - in this new research mice were given a substance, or 'complex', that altered their immune systems, so that they accepted transplanted cells as their own.”
“Under normal circumstances, the body would attack a transplanted organ unless immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin were given," said Sprent.”
“Under normal circumstances, the body would attack a transplanted organ unless immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin were given,' said Sprent.”
“A deep water Caribbean sponge has compounds 1000 times stronger than cyclosporin an effective immunosuppressant.”
“A systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of cyclosporin for the treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs.”
“In higher doses cyclosporin causes cancer, but veterinarians have yet to document increased cancer risks in dogs placed on lower doses for itching.”
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