immunosuppressor


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Noun1.immunosuppressor - a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
mercaptopurine, Purinethol - a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
amethopterin, methotrexate, methotrexate sodium - toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
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As an immunomodulator, sambiloto can be used as immunostimulatoryagent that boost the immune response when the immunity is reduced, and can also be an immunosuppressor i.
The Cyclophilin A is a receptor for immunosuppressor agent cyclosporin A.
The general method is to adjust category and dosage of immunosuppressor to reduce replication of virus; however, this method increases risk of rejection reaction.
Cytokines involved in the immunosuppressor period in experimental fasciolosis in rats.
Its immunosuppressor effect is achieved by inhibition of activation of T-lymphocytes without cytotoxicity and myelosuppression (Laupacis et al.
13) Organ transplantation benefited from a significant development during the 1980s when cyclosporine was discovered as a relatively nontoxic and effective immunosuppressor for patients receiving an organ transplant, thus increasing transplantation as a viable treatment for organ failure.
Their low toxicity compared to most current immunosuppressor agents suggests the therapeutic interest of GPE + PR in Thl/macrophage dominant inflammatory diseases such as RA.
T-cells, known as regulatory T-cells--a subset of T-cells with potent immunosuppressor activity, may predict poor clinical outcome [95, 96].
Diketopiperazine molecules constitute a family of secondary metabolites with diverse and interesting biological activities such as antibacterial, fungicidal, herbicidal, immunosuppressor, antitumors and antiviral [11].
Immunosuppressor effect of Trypanosoma musculi (Mastigophora: Trypanosomatidae) on experimental toxoplasmosis.