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  • n. Any of several types of sulfur derivative of a purine, some of which have medical applications

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Examples

  • For instance, a genetic alteration affects an enzyme called thiopurine methyltransferase.

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  • Association of thiopurine methyltransferase enzyme level with toxicity of 6-mercaptopurine/azathiopurine in inflammatory bowel disease

    Clinical studies: IBD treatment safety

  • Association of thiopurine methyltransferase enzyme level with toxicity of 6-mercaptopurine/azathiopurine in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease

    Clinical studies: IBD treatment safety

  • Where I think A=thiopurine, B=6-thioguanine, whatever thoseare.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.

  • The case focuses on a patent that covers the concept of adjusting the dosage of a drug, thiopurine, based on the concentration of a particular chemical called a metabolite in the patient's blood.

    Ars Technica

  • It claims a physician administering thiopurine to a patient can infringe its patent merely by being aware of the scientific correlation disclosed in the patent-even if the doctor doesn't act on the patent's recommendations.

    Ars Technica

  • The patent holder, Prometheus Labs, offers a thiopurine testing product.

    Ars Technica

  • It sued the Mayo Clinic when the latter announced it would offer its own, competing thiopurine test.

    Ars Technica

  • The patent claims methods of administering thiopurine to a patient and then determining the levels of the drug or the drug's metabolites - what's left after it breaks down in the body - in the patient's red blood cells.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The patent in question covers a blood test that helps doctors determine the proper dosage for a drug, thiopurine, to treat gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal autoimmune illnesses.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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