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Cytostatic

Cytostatic

(Science: pharmacology) An agent that suppresses cell growth and multiplication.

Origin: gr. Statikos = bringing to a stand still


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Anti-metastasis and Cytostasis, Differentiation between the

... assay was used. I just wanted to make sure the inhibition was because of the anti-metastatic activity of the compounds, but not because of the cytostatic nature. I am currently using the C6, rat glioma cells and HeLa, human cervical cancer cells to perform the experiment. I have used MTT assay ...

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Fri Jul 17, 2009 3:40 pm
 
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pharmaceutical biotechnology

... used as a drug needs an NDA approval before it can be marketed. The NCI is concerned with cancers, so its language was with reference to cytotoxic/cytostatic agents. The same applies to antibiotics or anti-inflammatory or cardiac drugs, but the NCI doesn't typically deal with these disease areas. ...

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by kcnq1ot1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical biotechnology
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pharmaceutical biotechnology

... used as a drug needs an NDA approval before it can be marketed. The NCI is concerned with cancers, so its language was with reference to cytotoxic/cytostatic agents. The same applies to antibiotics or anti-inflammatory or cardiac drugs, but the NCI doesn't typically deal with these disease areas.

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by blcr11
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical biotechnology
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pharmaceutical biotechnology

(New Drug Application for cytotoxic/cytostatic agents or a Biologic License Application for biological agents) NDA for cytotoxic/cytostatic agents?

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by kcnq1ot1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:16 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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pharmaceutical biotechnology

... The formal process in the U.S. by which this occurs is the approval by FDA of a marketing application (New Drug Application for cytotoxic/cytostatic agents or a Biologic License Application for biological agents) submitted by a private firm; as noted previously, NCI does not submit NDAs ...

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by blcr11
Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:37 pm
 
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