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Definition of "chemosensitivity" []

  • A measure of the sensitivity of a tumour to the effects of an anticancer drug (noun)

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  • "However, another study — one of many that could be cited — Effect of N-acetyl-cysteine on the hypoxic ventilatory response and erythropoietin production: linkage between plasma thiol redox state and O2 chemosensitivity, found that very modest doses of NAC, 200 mg three times daily, massively increased erythropoeitin production and increased the hypoxic ventilatory response."
  • "Knocking out XIAP with siRNA or antisense oligonucleotides restores chemosensitivity to a variety of malignant cell lines"
  • "Moolten FL (1986) Tumor chemosensitivity conferred by inserted herpes thymidine kinase genes: paradigm for a prospective cancer control strategy."
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