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Noun1.sensitiser - (chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
activator - (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
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United States-based Melior Pharmaceuticals' insulin sensitiser, tolimidone (MLR-1023), has succeeded in a phase 2b trial in Type two diabetes mellitus (T2DM), it was reported yesterday.
For example, adiponectin is known to play key roles as an insulin sensitiser and an anti-inflammatory regulator, in addition to the regulation of glucose metabolism and fatty acid breakdown [130].
There, it is possible to tune the spectral sensitivity of DSSC as the light-harvesting function of the cell is separated from the semiconductor, unlike in inorganic solar cells, and is taken up by a sensitiser. The standard and most studied sensitisers for making DSSC are ruthenium dyes with a reported maximum efficiency of 11.9% [2].
Numerous publications have reported curcumin as a sensitiser for a number of anticancer drugs [114], first of all, cisplatin [115].
Insulin sensitiser agents alone and in co-treatment with r-FSH for ovulation induction in PCOS women.
The data for this example are on survival of patients with cervical cancer, recruited to a randomised trial aimed at analysing the effect of addition of a radio sensitiser to radiotherapy (new therapy--"treatment B") compared to using onlyradiotherapy (control--"treatment A").
The calcium sensitiser levosimendan enhances the contractility of the myocardium and has vasodilating and anti-ischaemic properties.
Kieffer, "New aspects of an old drug: metformin as a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) enhancer and sensitiser," Diabetologia, vol.
"PPD is known as a skin sensitiser but the mechanism of how it causes sensitivity is not fully understood.
Al Mulla said that "studies nowadays have proved that PPD, which is classified by the EU as an extremely potent skin sensitiser, is found in henna".
"PPD is a skin sensitiser, meaning that it can stimulate the immune system to cause a variety of allergic reactions.