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  • initialism all-trans retinoic acid

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  • Retinoids such as ATRA are naturally occurring derivatives of vitamin A, which plays a major role in the mammalian development process, and is commonly used to induce differentiation of stem cells.

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  • Retinoids such as ATRA are naturally occurring derivatives of vitamin A, which plays a major role in the mammalian development process, and is commonly used to induce differentiation of stem cells.

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  • I mean, once ATRA slaps a county with its "judicial hellhole" label, it's all a game, isn't it?

    The Practice

  • The idea that 100,000 people die in this country, and you're going to cap the loss -- they've lost a family member through no fault of their own, through the carelessness of somebody else, and the only direction the ATRA and the AMA apparently want to go is to cap the damages of those folks.

    CNN Transcript Jan 7, 2005

  • I mean, once ATRA slaps a county with its "judicial hellhole" label, it's all a game, isn't it?

    The Practice

  • Dr. Chance says the ATRA may put Kate back into remission.

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • He thinks it is a combination of the ATRA and the arsenic therapy—some contributing delayed effect—but I know better.

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • Unlike chemotherapies, which go in and kill everything in their path, ATRA heads right for chromosome 17.

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • Since the translocation of chromosomes 15 and 17 is in part what keeps promyelocyte maturation from happening correctly, ATRA helps uncoil the genes that have bound themselves together…and stops the abnormalities from going further.

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • ATRA CURA certainly did not sit behind the horseman on this night; and Brian, to his surprise, found himself singing "Kitty of Coleraine," as he rode along in the silver moonlight.

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

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