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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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The promise of antisense drugs lies in the theory that they work on a specific target disease without causing significant side effects.
The patent covers the use of both single-stranded and double-stranded (siRNA) antisense drugs complementary to any site of the mRNA of human apoB regardless of their chemistry or antisense mechanism of action.
Planning for Tapping a Successful Antisense Drug Market
As reported earlier this year, ISIS 104838 accumulated in synovial tissue in a dose-dependent manner, reducing TNF-alpha mRNA levels in patients with RA who received 300 mg of the second-generation antisense drug (see company press release from September 18, 2003).
There are currently 82 biotech drags approved for use in the US market: 42 therapeutic proteins, 27 small molecule drugs, 12 antibodies and one antisense drug. And the pipeline boasts more than 400 promising candidates in a wide range of therapeutic categories including AIDS, cancer, diabetes, infectious diseases, genetic disorders, heart disease, neurological and respiratory disorders, and more.
In contrast to conventional chemotherapy for the disease, the antisense drug so far seems safe enough for patients to take in a doctor's office rather than in the hospital, says Bayever.
(NASDAQ: IONS) have expanded their strategic collaboration through a new ten-year collaboration agreement to develop novel antisense drug candidates for a broad range of neurological diseases, the companies said.
Monia, chief operating officer, senior vice president of antisense drug discovery and translational medicine at Ionis Pharmaceuticals.
Isis' patent estate covers fundamental oligonucleotide chemistries; antisense drug discovery (multiple mechanisms); antisense therapeutics; manufacturing; formulations, and delivery of oligonucleotide therapeutics, as well as Ibis' RNA technology for the identification of infectious organisms.
OGX-011 is a second-generation antisense drug designed to specifically inhibit the production of clusterin, a cell-survival protein that is up-regulated in response to standard anti-cancer treatments.
This information on antisense transcription will also provide significant advantages in the design and analysis of functional genomic experiments, as well as for target discovery, protein pathways and antisense drug design, and we have begun seeking collaborators for these applications.
Ionis designed IONIS-HTTRx (RG6042), a Generation 2+ antisense drug, to specifically reduce the production of all forms of the huntingtin protein, including mHTT.