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1. An organism, cell, or virus in which genetic recombination has taken place.
2. Material produced by genetic engineering.
1. Formed by or showing recombination: a recombinant chromosome.
2. Of or relating to recombinant DNA: recombinant fragments; recombinant technology.


(riːˈkɒmbɪnənt) genetics
(Genetics) produced by the combining of genetic material from more than one origin
(Genetics) a chromosome, cell, organism, etc, the genetic makeup of which results from recombination


(riˈkɒm bə nənt)
1. of or resulting from new combinations of genetic material: recombinant cells.
2. a cell or organism whose genetic material results from recombination.
3. the genetic material produced when segments of DNA from different sources are joined to produce recombinant DNA.
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Noun1.recombinant - a cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
Adj.1.recombinant - of or relating to recombinant DNA


adj recombinante
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2020 for drugs to the active ingredient teriparatide (atc code according to who : H05aa02)
DENVER--A treatment regimen for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis that started with teriparatide for 2 years and switched to denosumab improved their spine trabecular microarchitecture--a predictor of fracture risk independent of areal bone mineral density--in a new analysis of the DATA trial and its extension study, DATA-Switch.
Moderate-quality evidence showed that alendronate, risedronate, and teriparatide reduced fracture risk in patients taking glucocorticoids.
The drug appears to accelerate the healing process in broken bones, and is based on a naturally occurring hormone, parathyroid hormone, in which teriparatide is the active ingredient.
After consultation of our Rheumatology Department, a six-month off-label prescription of teriparatide (Forsteo[R]) was introduced to promote bone healing and prevent further fractures.
Bone density screening revealed that the women taking abaloparatide had more bone growth at a faster rate and at more sites than the women taking teriparatide.
But there are recent reports which suggest that in addition to stopping bisphosphonates, treating with recombinant paratharmone Teriparatide improves bone quality and healing of atypical femoral fractures.
Objective: The Direct Assessment of Nonvertebral Fractures in Community Experience (DANCE) study investigated the use of teriparatide in men and women with osteoporosis in the United States (US) and Puerto Rico (PR).
CHICAGO -- Abaloparatide, a synthetic analog of human parathyroid hormone-related peptide, displayed jaw-dropping superiority to teriparatide in boosting bone mineral density at multiple anatomic sites in a head-to-head, placebo-controlled phase II study.
Critical Pharmaceuticals, a Nottingham United Kingdom-based biotechnology company, has received a notice of allowance for a patent application directed towards the company's CP024 intranasal growth hormone and CP046 intranasal teriparatide (parathyroid hormone 1-34) products from the US Patent and Trademark Office, it was reported yesterday.
Parathyroid hormone (PTH 1-84) or the PTH fragment (hPTH 1-34), teriparatide, have been shown to be potent anabolic agents that stimulate osteoblastic bone formation (peaks within 3-6 months and is maintained for 18-24 months) and reduce vertebral and non-vertebral fracture risk.