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  • noun organic chemistry An ethyl analogue of tacrolimus with strong immunosuppressant properties.

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Examples

  • When your 'lab animals were given ascomycin, they didn't develop a single degenerative disease - but they died anyhow, at about the usual time, as if they'd been set, like a clock at bii~th.

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  • We've got the total output to date of both ascomycin and the new anti-agathic salted away in the cargo-hold, and Anne's already shown you how to take the stuff and how to administer it to others.

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  • If there's the slightest suspicion that we're systematically dragging our feet on releasing ascomycin - that we're taking money from the government to do something the government has no idea can be done - there'll be hell to pay.

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  • And do you know where we found the organism that produces ascomycin?

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  • If there isn't an accident, there may be cancer, which we can't prevent - yet-oh, ascomycin attacks tumors so strongly that cancer doesn't kill people any longer, in fact the drug even offers quite a lot of protection against hard radiation; but cancer can still make life so agonizing that death is the only humane treatment.

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  • The second was ascomycin, the - first of the anti-agathics, or death-postponing drugs.

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  • When Pftizner discovered ascomycin, we had HWS close Pearl River out entirely.

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  • As soon as we get ascomycin into production, our government money will be cut down to a trickle.

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  • But ascomycin and TATP between them prevent the two underlying major causes of death: heart diseases and infections.

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  • Pfitzner already has found that antitoxin: its name is ascomycin ....

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