Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A substance having a specific toxic effect on certain cells.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An adaptation-product which has specific toxic properties for the particular kind of cell which was used in immunization.

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  • noun cytology Any substance having a specific toxic effect on certain cells

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  • noun any substance that has a toxic effect on cells

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Examples

  • These results suggest that combining NMDAR antagonist ketamine with an astrocytic inhibitor or cytotoxin, which is suitable for clinical use once synthesized, might be a potential strategy for clinical management of neuropathic pain.

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  • GenSpera's has combined a plant-derived cytotoxin with a delivery system that releases the drug only within the tumor.

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  • GenSpera's technology platform combines a potent cytotoxin (12ADT) with a pro-drug delivery system that activates the drug only within the tumor.

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  • H. pylori (especially east-Asian cytotoxin-associated gene [cagA] - positive strains) might carry an increased risk of developing gastric cancer, but currently identified cagA genotypes in the Asia-Pacific are not associated with cancer.

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  • Therefore, the present study is to validate the coadministration effects of a neuronal noncompetitive N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) antagonist ketamine and astrocytic cytotoxin L-alpha-aminoadipate (LAA) on spinal nerve ligation (SNL) - induced neuropathic pain.

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  • It is thought that certain strains of H. pylori (especially east-Asian cytotoxin-associated gene [cagA] - positive strains) might carry an increased risk of developing gastric cancer, but currently identified cagA genotypes in the Asia-Pacific are not associated with cancer.

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  • This endogenous nitric oxide can lead to de-repression of the genes encoding systems that are concerned with the detoxification of nitric oxide and the repair of proteins potentially damaged by the cytotoxin.

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  • GenSpera's has combined a plant-derived cytotoxin with a delivery system that releases the drug only within the tumor.

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  • It is known that Salmonella and E. coli can produce the potent cytotoxin nitric oxide as a side product of nitrate metabolism.

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  • Nilewski et al. Total synthesis of a chlorosulpholipid cytotoxin associated with seafood poisoning

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