cysteamine


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cysteamine

(sɪsˈtiːəmɪn)
n
a drug used to treat cystine excretion or radiation sickness
References in periodicals archive ?
An investigational medicine called RP 103, a form of cysteamine, is in clinical trials.
The authors point out that asymptomatic cystinosis can be diagnosed by anterior segment examination, especially during routine eye examination, and emphasize the important responsibility ophthalmologists have in preventing future kidney failure by enabling early treatment with cysteamine (see pages 292-295).
Cysteamine (AET) was purchased from Aladdin Reagent Company and used as received.
Granted orphan drug designation in November 2008, Cystadrops, which is an eye-drop solution for "the treatment of corneal cysteine crystal deposits in adults and children from two years of age with cystinosis", is the first eye-drop solution containing cysteamine hydrochloride to be approved in the EU for this indication.
The influence of trehalose, taurine, cysteamine and hyaluronan on ram semen: Microscopic and oxidative stress parameters after freeze-thawing process.
The aminothiol cysteamine was shown to effectively reduce intracellular cystine concentrations both in vitro and in vivo (10) by forming a mixed disulfide with cysteine in the lysosome and allowing egress of the adduct through the PQLC2 transporter (11).
Therefore, supplementing maturation and culture media with antioxidants such as [beta]-mercaptoethanol, cysteine and cysteamine can help to protect against defective embryo development (Abeydeera et al.
There are no reports describing the use of cysteamine (Cystaran) in human pregnancy or lactation.
Effect of cysteamine supplementation of in vitro matured bovine oocytes on chilling sensitivity and development of embryos.
EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF MATURATION MEDIUM WITH CYSTEAMINE AND TWO CULTURE MEDIA (KSOMaa and SOF) ON IN VITRO FERTILIZATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES
PROCYSBI[R] is a delayed-release form of cysteamine bitartrate that can be used to manage cystinosis by continually reducing the toxic levels of cystine in the cells.