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Agent

(Science: pharmacology) Any power, principle or substance capable of producing an effect, whether physical, chemical or biological.

Origin: L. Agens = acting


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Newbie question about the first life

... remembered vaguely something I read and then I made up the idea. Anyway, it looks like now everybody assumes that all mitochondria were once free agents. They also say now that chloroplasts, too, were pre-existing, free-swimming creatures that ended up inside cells as "endosymbionts". ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 736

G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... parenterally administered antibiotics, especially those with enterohepatic circulation, are similar to rates associated with orally administered agents. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcp011603 Diarrhea occurs in approximately 5 to 10 percent of patients who are treated with ampicillin...and ...

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by boron
Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
Replies: 11
Views: 1786

Review of exon skipping for human therapeutics

Mullard A. Make or break for first splice-modulating agents. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2013 Oct 31;12(11):813-5. doi: 10.1038/nrd4151. No abstract available. http://www.nature.com/nrd/journal/v12/n11/full/nrd4151.html This is an interest ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Review of exon skipping for human therapeutics
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Re:

... on basic properties of cancers Well research has already found experimental evidence for all those properties of cancers and the drugs and bio-agents that I am proposing treating cancers with. I assume you are unfamiliar with many of those findings? I know I wasn't familiar with them all when ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 3382

My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... treatment and cure for tumorous cancer disease is suggested and described. The desired performance characteristics of suitable types of biological agents and pharmaceutical drugs and an appropriate method of employing those agents and drugs for the treatment and cure of cancer is described. Caution ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 3382
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