Translation of cytotoxic in Spanish:


citotóxico, adj.

Pronunciation /sʌɪtə(ʊ)ˈtɒksɪk//ˌsaɪdəˈtɑksɪk/


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    • Vitamin C is directly cytotoxic to certain cancer cell lines in vitro.
    • This reaction results in the production of oxygen radicals, which are cytotoxic to the tumor cells.
    • The ability to distinguish between the two cell types is not complete, and cytotoxic drugs cannot avoid causing some damage to normal cells.
    • Pores in membranes can be induced by cytotoxic peptide antibiotics and by peptide fragments of viral glycoproteins.
    • The free radicals and reactive species produced by these reactions are highly cytotoxic.
    • Unsaturated aldehydes are often cytotoxic, and many of them are precursors of fluorescent products.
    • The catalytic antibody technology can localize the delivery of a cytotoxic drug to a specific cell or cancer type.
    • The fibrils formed by the hexapeptide were also cytotoxic toward the pancreatic cell line.
    • Physician office laboratories that handle cytotoxic drugs are required to have special procedures for handling these agents.
    • Nurses usually prepared and administered intravenous drugs on the wards, but cytotoxic drugs were prepared centrally by the pharmacy department.
    • A woman was exposed to a possible teratogen such as a live vaccine or cytotoxic drug when she was not protected by effective contraception.
    • She was subjected to an intensive combination of cytotoxic drugs and cranial radiotherapy.
    • A hospital doctor has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a teenager who was wrongly given a spinal injection of a cytotoxic drug meant for intravenous use only.
    • Drug treatment of cancer is often limited by unwanted tissue damage due to the lack of tumor selectivity of the cytotoxic agents administered.
    • Leukocidin is a pore-forming protein that has cytotoxic effects on host cells.
    • A wide variety of agents has been discovered that stabilize such structures and exert cytotoxic effects on cells in culture.
    • With cellular immune response, specific cytotoxic T cells are formed.
    • Ganciclovir is a guanosine analog that becomes strongly cytotoxic when phosphorylated.
    • Earlier studies indicated that the fibrils themselves were the cytotoxic form of amyloid peptides.
    • The control experiment with ascorbate alone shows no noticeable cytotoxic action of sodium ascorbate.