cycloserine

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cy·clo·ser·ine

 (sī′klō-sĕr′ēn)
n.
An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

cycloserine

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈsɪəriːn)
n
an antibiotic effective in the treatment of tuberculosis
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Noun1.cycloserine - an antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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The APA Task Force identified D-cycloserine as one of only two molecules currently on the research horizon that shows promise for repeated administration in the treatment of depression via modulation of the NMDA receptor.
WASHINGTON -- The use of D-cycloserine has promise as a way to augment the beneficial effects of virtual reality therapy of posttraumatic stress disorder, results of two recently published studies show.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 D-Cycloserine (CAS 68-41-7) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on d-cycloserine markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.
The medication used, D-Cycloserine, originally was developed to treat tuberculosis, but previous studies showed, by chance, that it might change social behavior.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggested that D-cycloserine, a memory boosting medication previously used in the lab to treat fear and anxiety disorders, could help an addict resist drugs even when confronted with drug-related cues outside of rehab.
The drug, an antibiotic called D-Cycloserine, reduces chronic-pain-like symptoms in rats.
Researchers are using the antibiotic d-cycloserine (DCS), which is thought to boost the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).
Atlanta, GA) signed a licensing agreement with Therapade Technologies LLC, a drug development company founded by researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA) and the College of William and Mary (Wlliamsburg, VA), for worldwide rights to develop and commercialize D-cycloserine and related compounds for the treatment of numerous anxiety-related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as other afflictions exacerbated by anxiety.
Once field testing is complete, participants in the Iraq war veteran study will take D-cycloserine (Seromycin), alprazolam (Xanax), or a placebo before each virtual reality exposure "to see how they do," Dr.
Further, the use of NMDAR glycine site agonists such as glycine, D-serine, or D-cycloserine in clinical trials has demonstrated some efficacy in ameliorating the negative symptoms and cognitive disabilities in schizophrenics (Coyle and Tsai 2004a, 2004b).