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Oral Arsenic Trioxide for Newly Diagnosed Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia

2018-08-14 18:27:11 | BioPortfolio

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Single Agent Arsenic Trioxide in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

There is very limited data on the use of arsenic trioxide in newly diagnosed patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia. The use of arsenic trioxide was limited to relapsed patients mainly...

Tretinoin and Arsenic Trioxide in Treating Patients With Untreated Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

This phase III trial studies tretinoin and arsenic trioxide in treating patients with newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia. Standard treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia invo...

New Retinoid Agent Combined With Arsenic Trioxide for Untreated Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

The safety and efficacy of combining NRX 195183 with arsenic trioxide in treating untreated APL will be assessed.

Tamibarotene and Arsenic Trioxide for Relapsed Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Subjects have acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) that has come back (relapsed) after initial treatment or has not gone away with initial therapy. This research study involves testing an in...

Tretinoin and Arsenic Trioxide With or Without Idarubicin in Treating Patients With Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

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Different administration patterns of docosahexaenoic acid in combating cytotoxic manifestations due to arsenic trioxide (acute promyelocytic leukemia drug) induced redox imbalance in hepatocytes.

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) obtained from fish and plant sources is an essential dietary fatty acid and an important cell membrane structural component. The acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) drug arse...

In vitro stability of arsenic trioxide-liposome encapsulates for acute promyelocytic leukemia treatment.

In this work, we investigated the stability of arsenic trioxide (ATO) used in leukemia treatment, encapsulated with nanoliposome, with the aid of ultrasound treatment. Stability studies of As species ...

Multiple acute ischemic strokes as the onset manifestation of acute promyelocytic leukemia.

Acute promyelocytic leukemia often manifests with hemorrhagic diathesis, thrombotic events being much rarer. This is the case of a 59-year-old patient with thrombotic cerebro-vascular complications as...

Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in Adults.

The treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) has evolved rapidly in the past two decades after the introduction of highly active drugs, including tretinoin (all- trans-retinoic acid) and arseni...

2-Bromopalmitate targets retinoic acid receptor alpha and overcomes all-trans retinoic acid resistance of acute promyelocytic leukemia.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

An acute myeloid leukemia in which abnormal PROMYELOCYTES predominate. It is frequently associated with DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION.

A tripartite motif protein that contains three ZINC FINGERS, including a RING FINGER DOMAIN, at its N-terminal. Several nuclear and one cytoplasmic isoforms result from alternative splicing of the PML gene; most nuclear isoforms localize to subnuclear structures (PML nuclear bodies) that are disrupted in ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA cells.

An important regulator of GENE EXPRESSION during growth and development, and in NEOPLASMS. Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid and derived from maternal VITAMIN A, is essential for normal GROWTH; and EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. An excess of tretinoin can be teratogenic. It is used in the treatment of PSORIASIS; ACNE VULGARIS; and several other SKIN DISEASES. It has also been approved for use in promyelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, PROMYELOCYTIC, ACUTE).

A Krupple-type transcription factor consisting of an N-terminal BTB DOMAIN and nine CYS2-HIS2 ZINC FINGERS. It localizes to the nucleus and regulates cell cycle progression and gene expression for tissue development and homeostasis; it may also function as an epigenetic regulator through its interactions with HISTONE DEACETYLASE. Genetic rearrangements involving the ZBTB16 gene are associated with ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA.

A promyelocytic cell line derived from a patient with ACUTE PROMYELOCYTIC LEUKEMIA. HL-60 cells lack specific markers for LYMPHOID CELLS but express surface receptors for FC FRAGMENTS and COMPLEMENT SYSTEM PROTEINS. They also exhibit phagocytic activity and responsiveness to chemotactic stimuli. (From Hay et al., American Type Culture Collection, 7th ed, pp127-8)

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