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Synonyms for cytosine

a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine

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He was treated with high doses of chemotherapy, cytosine arabinoside (ara-C) and idarubicin.
8] Nonstandard abbreviations: AML, acute myeloid leukemia; Ara-C, cytarabine (cytosine arabinoside); dCK, deoxycytidine kinase; Ara-CMP, cytosine arabinoside monophosphate; Ara-CTP, cytosine arabinoside triphosphate; FMNH2, reduced flavin mononucleotide; IPTG, isopropyl [beta]-D-1-thiogalactopyranoside; A, absorbance; AP, alkaline phosphatase.
Some oncologists believe that the sorafenib-associated syndrome is the same as the drug eruption known as Ara-C syndrome, a painful erythematous palmar/plantar eruption seen in leukemia patients receiving intravenous treatment with cytosine arabinoside (Ara-C).
Some Oncologists believe that the sorafenib-associated syndrome is the same as the drug eruption known as "Ara-C syndrome," a painful erythematous palmar/plantar eruption seen in leukemia patients receiving intravenous treatment with cytosine arabinoside (Ara-C).
2] daily and 7 days of cytosine arabinoside by continuous infusion at 100 mg/[m.
The antiproliferative activity of these compounds was found to be comparable to that of known antitumor agents, including cisplatin, chromomycin, cytosine arabinoside and 5-fluorouracil.
He was placed on a chemotherapeutic regimen of daunorubicin and cytosine arabinoside (ARA-C) for remission induction of AML.
Aggressive chemotherapy with hydroxyurea (2 g every 6 hours through nasogastric tube) and cytosine arabinoside (100 mg intravenously every 8 hours) was started, and administration of an antibiotic, vancomycin, was begun.
Two physicians from the University of Miami have found that the protein, called epidermal growth factor (EGF), prevented balding among a group of six rats receiving high doses of cytosine arabinoside, a widely used anticancer drug also known as ARA-C.
For most AML subtypes, the current treatment regimen, developed 40 years ago, is a combination of cytosine arabinoside (ara-C) with an anthracycline.
Conditioning regimen was prescribed with BEAM (carmustine, etoposide, cytosine arabinoside, melphalan).
high dose cytosine arabinoside or FLAG-Ida) would depend on the risk assessment of the disease and possible consideration of an allograft bone marrow transplant after consolidation.