cytotoxic drug

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Noun1.cytotoxic drug - any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Table 29: Comparison of cytotoxic drug class sales ($m) in the BRIC countries, Australia and Canada, 2008 71
Under the collaboration PolyTherics will conjugate AFP to a derivative of a known cytotoxic drug using ThioBridge(TM) to produce a range of different drug conjugates for testing.
What are the key segments and addressable markets that comprise the market for cytotoxic drug delivery?
A more mature and advanced technology is conjugating the antibody with a cytotoxic drug moiety.
The monoclonal antibody selectivity binds the PSMA molecule on the prostate cancer cell with high affinity, and delivers the cytotoxic drug to prostate cancer cells.
The antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) are comprised of three distinctive features: an antibody, a cytotoxic drug (toxophore) and a linker, which give ADCs their characteristic properties.
The new research for the first time combines an endocrine (hormonal) drug and a cytotoxic drug (chemotherapy) on the same polymeric carrier.
He previously served as director of potent pharmaceutical development, managing Metrics' potent and cytotoxic drug handling capabilities as well as its dedicated and segregated potent facility.
GRN1005 is the company's lead LRP-directed peptide-drug conjugate (LRP-directed PDC) that consists of the cytotoxic drug, paclitaxel, linked to a peptide (Angiopep-2) that targets the LRP receptor to cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and to target tumors in the brain.
Key Topics Covered: Executive Summary Cytotoxic Drug Therapeutics Market Dynamics
GRN1005 (previously known as ANG1005) is the conjugation of the cytotoxic drug paclitaxel to an LRP-directed peptide (Angiopep-2).

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