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OPAXIO(TM) Combined with Alimta(R) Well Tolerated in Dose-Ranging Study of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Preclinical and clinical studies support that OPAXIO metabolism by lung cancer cells may ...

Paclitaxel Poliglumex (OPAXIO(TM)) Added to Cisplatin and Radiation Produces 45% Pathologic Complete Remissions in Patients With Esophageal Cancer

... allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Preclinical and clinical studies support that OPAXIO metabolism by lung cancer cells may ...

ELAD(R) Liver Support System Study Initiated at Multiple U.S. Centers

... hollow fibers. The patient's plasma flows inside of the hollow fibers to allow two-way transfer of metabolites. During ELAD therapy the cells metabolize toxins and synthesize proteins and other liver specific products essential for life. The ELAD cell cartridges are produced at VTI's GMP-compliant ...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

... nervous system(5) and may help some women reduce severe nausea or vomiting during pregnancy(6). It also helps the body maintain blood glucose levels, metabolize proteins, formulate neurotransmitters for normal nerve cell communication and makes hemoglobin to carry oxygen to tissues(7). Pregnant women ...

Complete Study Results Comparing CTI's OPAXIO(TM) With Gemcitabine or Vinorelbine in Performance Status (PS 2) NSCLC Patients Published in Journal of Thoracic Oncology

... allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Preclinical and clinical studies support that OPAXIO metabolism by lung cancer cells may ...

BioMarin Announces FDA Approval for Kuvan

... form of 6R-BH4 (tetrahydrobiopterin), a naturally occurring enzyme cofactor that works in conjunction with phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) to metabolize Phe. BioMarin and Merck Serono estimate that Kuvan could be a potential treatment option for approximately 30 percent to 50 percent of the estimated ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Study With Alagebrium for Chronic Heart Failure

... pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical ...

Vital Therapies Announces Presentation of ELAD(R) 'Artificial Liver' Data at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2007 Annual Meeting

... and severity of liver disease. The system consists of four cartridges containing cells that function like normal human liver hepatocytes. The cells metabolize toxins and remove waste products while delivering essential proteins into the plasma. These cartridges are incorporated into a blood pumping system ...

Synvista Announces New Data Showing Haptoglobin Type Predicts Effectiveness of Tight Glycemic Control on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes

... pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical ...

Synvista Collaboration Demonstrates in Preclinical Studies the Mechanism for Defective Cholesterol Transport in Patients with Diabetes

... pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical ...

Synvista Therapeutics Highlights New Data Demonstrating the Clinical Benefit of Vitamin E Therapy in Patients Identified on the Basis of Haptoglobin Phenotype Testing

... pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical ...

Synvista Therapeutics' Alagebrium Shows Potential for use in Treating Diabetes-Related Gastrointestinal Complications

... pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Supports Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill

... allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Preclinical and clinical studies support that XYOTAX metabolism by lung cancer cells may ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Sponsors Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill

... allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Preclinical and clinical studies support that XYOTAX metabolism by lung cancer cells may ...

Genetics Determine Optimal Drug Dose of Common Anticoagulant

... result represents one of the first applications of using an individual's genetic information to guide personal medical care. Because individuals metabolize drugs differently, varying doses of warfarin are needed for the drug to be effective in each patient. Too much warfarin can cause severe bleeding, ...

Positive Kuvan(TM) Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Results Published in The Lancet

... form of 6R-BH4 (tetrahydrobiopterin), a naturally occurring enzyme cofactor that works in conjunction with phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) to metabolize Phe. Clinical data suggest that treatment with Kuvan results in significant reductions in blood Phe levels in BH4-responsive patients. It also may ...

Gene Chips to Detect CYP Variations: A New Step Toward Customized Medical Therapy.

... called cytochrome P450) oxidases are a diverse family of enzymes that metabolize compounds unfamiliar to the body. Concentrated in liver cells, they ... these polymorphisms can have pronounced effects on a patients ability to metabolize particular medications. As a result, patients can be classified as poor, ...

Accera, Inc. Announces Results of Phase II Study in Alzheimer's Disease at American Academy of Neurology Meeting

... an orally available, liquid compound that is efficiently converted by the liver into ketone bodies, an alternative energy source that the brain can metabolize even when it cannot process glucose. Thus preserving the glucose- deprived brain cells, AC-1202 has disease modifying potential in AD and a number ...

ChemGenex Reports Successful Personalized Dosing of Quinamed at ASCO

... for optimized personalized dosing and improved drug tolerance. -- Patients with rapid and intermediate acetylator genotypes (who more rapidly metabolize the drug to the acetylated derivative associated with side effects) achieved a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of 320 mg/m2 of Quinamed weekly, whilst ...

XYOTAX More Cost Effective With Fewer Side Effects Than Gemcitabine or Vinorelbine in Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... Blood vessels in tumor tissue, unlike blood vessels in normal tissue, are porous to molecules like polyglutamate. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel chemotherapy. Based on preclinical studies, it appears that XYOTAX is preferentially distributed to ...

ChemGenex Reports Successful Personalized Dosing of Quinamed at ASCO

... for optimized personalized dosing and improved drug tolerance. Patients with rapid and intermediate acetylator genotypes (who more rapidly metabolize the drug to the acetylated derivative associated with side effects) achieved a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of 320 mg/m2 of Quinamed weekly, whilst ...

Accera, Inc. Announces Open-Label Data from Phase II Study in Alzheimer's Disease at International Conference on Prevention of Dementia

... an orally available, liquid compound that is efficiently converted by the liver into ketone bodies, an alternative energy source that the brain can metabolize even when it cannot process glucose. Thus preserving the glucose- deprived brain cells, AC-1202 has disease modifying potential in AD and a number ...
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