By Paula Trahan Rieger
This transportable medical guide presents easy accessibility to all significant biologic brokers and their respective nursing administration. person chapters on all significant different types persist with a constant, clinically worthy layout of: assessment of biology, mechanism of motion, regulatory approvals, medical tips, unwanted side effects, administration/dosing, and bibliography.
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Morphological changes and DNA fragmentation, typical of apoptotic cell death, were detected in MCF-7 cells only subsequent to the secondary [Ca2+]in rise, after about 48 hours of TG exposure . These observations suggested that the secondary rise in [Ca2+]in to micromolar levels is not prostate-specific, but rather reflects a general feature of Ca2+ signaling required for endonucleases activation during TG-induced cancer cells apoptosis. In contrast, an activation of Ca2+/Mg2+-dependent endonuclease was detected as an early event in MCF-7 cells apoptosis induced by a widely used anticancer drug, etoposide (VP-16) .
Clinical Handbook for Biotherapy by Paula Trahan Rieger