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This strategy may sensitize participants to the motivation and demeanor of liars, DePaulo theorizes.
By adding the light-harvesting dye fluorescein to the polymeric covering, the chemists sensitize the particles to work with visible wavelengths.
Li evaluated the feasibility of whether the heat-activated antisense gene therapy could be used to sensitize tumor cells to radiation.
The preclinical results announced today suggest that in addition to its other mechanisms of action, Targretin also acts to sensitize cancer cells to chemotherapy at the molecular level through its selective activation of retinoid X receptors.
By increasing the partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) in tumor tissues at the time of treatment, RSR13 has the potential to sensitize hypoxic tissues and enhance the efficacy of standard radiation therapy and certain chemotherapeutic drugs.