antiangiogenic


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an·ti·an·gi·o·gen·ic

 (ăn′tē-ăn′jē-ō-jĕn′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Of or relating to a naturally occurring substance, drug, or other compound that can destroy or interfere with the fine network of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow and metastasize.
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majus; shows antiangiogenic and anti-invasive effects, and overcomes P-glycoprotein-mediated multi-drug resistance (MDR) phenotype (Weerasinghe et al., 2006; Choi et al., 2009).
The agents are thought to exert immunomodulating, antiproliferative, and antiangiogenic effects, and they are frequently used off label for psoriasis in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, said Deepak M.W.
The change is justified to accommodate the growing number of osteonecrosis cases involving the maxilla and mandible associated with other antiresorptive (denosumab: Xgeva(r),Prolia(r)) and antiangiogenic therapies.4 Although exact etiology of BRONJ is still unknown, the pathway of it is very clear such as prescription of biphosphonates, long term usage of the drug and history of dental trauma or oral surgery.
High circulating concentrations of antiangiogenic factors such as soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt1) [3] and low concentrations of proangiogenic factors such as placental growth factor (PIGF) released by the placenta contribute to systemic endothelial dysfunction and the development of the maternal hypertensive syndrome (2).
In this study, the aims are to determine of antioxidants and antiangiogenic properties, and phytoconstituents quantitative of aqueous and methanol extracts of S.
(3) Nevertheless, both intrinsic and acquired resistance to antiangiogenic drugs are emerging as clinically relevant issues.
Our study firstly provides the evidence that RA has high antiangiogenic potency and explores its molecular basis, demonstrating that RA is a potential agent or lead candidate for antiangiogenic cancer therapy.
The research centres on the role in the body of the signal protein, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) which comes in two formspro angiogenic, which encourages the growth of blood vessels, and antiangiogenic, which inhibits vascular growth.
VEGF-xxx isoforms are pro-angiogenic and VEGF-xxxb are antiangiogenic and as it is known, xxx demonstrates the amino acid number of mature proteins.
(10) Aminobisphosphonates (alendronate and pamidronate) also have an antiangiogenic effect, (3,4) which, while preventing metastatic disease to the bone, may play a role in the pathogenesis.