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Of, relating to, or producing a toxic effect on cells.

cy′to·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(ˌsaɪ toʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti)

cell destruction caused by a cytotoxin.
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Noun1.cytotoxicity - the degree to which something is toxic to living cells
toxicity - the degree to which something is poisonous


n. citotoxicidad, la capacidad de un agente de destruir ciertas células.
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Summary: The aim of this work was to synthesize some methanesulfonamides bearing 1,4-benzodioxane moiety and to evaluate their cytotoxicity profile through hemolytic study.
It has been specially engineered to remove antibody-dependent cell- mediated cytotoxicity and complement-dependent cytotoxicity.
Developed for priming and bonding polyolefinic substrates, Master Bond X21Med is a single component elastomeric compound that passes ISO 10993-5 tests for cytotoxicity.
1 ug/ml 50% DPPH radical scavenging activity and in the MTT assay the extract has relatively low cytotoxicity where the IC50 value of extract against Vero cells was 1078.
In recent years, our cytotoxicity screenings of African medicinal plants and derived products have delivered several promising compounds (Kuete and Efferth, 2015).
tuberculosis clinical isolates and laboratory strain induced cytotoxicity in A549 alveolar epithelial cells in vitro.
Benchtop centrifuges in the Allegra suite are offered for such applications as serum, plasma, and whole blood sample processing; protein precipitation and particulate and cell sedimentation; and in vitro cytotoxicity and receptor binding sample processing.
Although the cellular uptake and cytotoxicity of several food-grade nanoparticles, such as chitosan-based (Zhang et al.
Different cell types have been exposed to Zn concentrations from 25 to 300 [micro]M, which showed great variability in cytotoxicity and genotoxicity levels (SLIWINSKI et al.
Additionally human MC cytotoxicity against different tumour and vascular endothelial cells was recently demonstrated by us and others.
Thus, our results may have pathophysiological implications in cytotoxicity of metallic nanoparticles in neural cells and suggest silver nanoparticles may have chemotherapeutic potential in the design of new treatment(s) for glioblastoma.