pharmacogenetics


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phar·ma·co·ge·net·ics

 (fär′mə-kō-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)

phar′ma·co·ge·net′ic adj.
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Noun1.pharmacogenetics - the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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Supply of kits and reagents for research pharmacogenomics, for equipment in the possession of the AO provided exclusively by companies Myriad Genetics, Pharmacogenetics Diatech, Arrow diagnostics, Cori Group.
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This does not preclude an eventual role for pharmacogenetics in the selection of analgesics.
What is the difference between pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics?
introduce the blending of pharmakinetics and pharmacodynamics with the newer discipline of pharmacogenetics, which takes into account genetic variations in individuals' responses to drug therapies.
Not surprisingly, the number of published reports that invoke pharmacogenetics (or pharmacogenomics) has blossomed in the last decade (Fig.
She and her colleagues reviewed prescription, herbal, and over-the-counter medications reported in baseline questionnaire data from the Consortium on Breast Cancer Pharmacogenomics randomized clinical trial that evaluated the pharmacogenetics and toxicities of exemestane and letrozole.
TPMT pharmacogenetics represents a great promise that personalized medicine, a dream of scientists and medical practitioners, will enter everyday medical practice in the near future.
Professor Munir Pirmohamed, who is leading the pioneering programme, said: "The study of pharmacogenetics is vital to the public health of this country
Professor Pirmohamed said: "The study of pharmacogenetics is vital to the public health of this country.
This study will look at whether pharmacogenetics, the designing of drug treatments based on a person's genetic make-up, is a scientifically achievable aim, be it five, 10, or 25 years from now.
The purpose of this RFA is to solicit applications for an open re-competition of the Pharmacogenetics Research Network and Knowledge Base (http://www.