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something that suggests the continuousness of a fine continuous filament

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a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole

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line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

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a necklace made by a stringing objects together

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a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

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a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

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leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

drive (a vessel) ashore

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bring to the ground

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The company has successfully commercialized the world's first antisense drug and has 11 antisense drugs in development to treat metabolic, cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases, and cancer.
Although researchers have been conducting laboratory and animal tests of antisense compounds for about a decade, clinical data are just starting to roll in at scientific meetings.
AVI's proprietary antisense chemistry has pharmaceutically important properties that are complementary to our existing technology," said Larry J.
Mark Diamond, CEO of Antisense commented: "Although a drug's efficacy is typically not established until completion of Phase II clinical trials, this "proof of concept" study serves as a relatively inexpensive and efficient method of indicating the activity of ATL1101, while providing valuable data.
The researchers hope that the antisense molecules will kill any leukemia cells that stow away in the transplant material, says Bishop.
AVI also has three ongoing Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with various government agencies underway to test its antisense drugs against a variety of infectious viruses:
Canada's affirmation of Enzo's rights to our pioneering work in genetic antisense will allow us to move forward with this technology's promising applications, such as the Enzo-sponsored HIV clinical trial now underway in the U.
At the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Eliel Bayever and his colleagues have conducted a preliminary evaluation of one type of antisense in 11 people suffering from either an acute or premalignant form of myelogenous leukemia.
We believe the presence and persistence of each of the three NEUGENE drugs in the CSF after a single administration suggest potentially unique therapeutic applications for this class of antisense drugs," said Dr.
Theologis' group used antisense genetics to cut production of ethylene to such an extent that green tomatoes remained on the vine for as long as five months, ripening only to a pale orange.
AVI's proprietary NEUGENE antisense drug candidates have demonstrated efficacy in preclinical studies against SARS coronavirus, West Nile virus (WNV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), dengue virus, Ebola virus and Marburg virus.
The researchers found that the arteries of rats treated with the antisense therapy contained no detectable levels of c-myb RNA, while the arteries of rats treated with a control compound had high levels of the substance.
We are fortunate that NEUGENE antisense technology provides flexibility for clinical protocol modification.
Recently, however, antisense has blossomed into a high-stakes, big-bucks specialty, envisioned by its supproters as a revolutionizing force in clinical pharmacology.
Nasdaq:AVII), today presented preclinical data regarding the use of its NEUGENE([R]) antisense technology against influenza A and E.