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The main purposes of the AIDA protocol are to test teh role of intermittent maintenance therapy with ATRA, standard maintenance chemotherapy with methotrexate and 6-mercaptopurine of both in PCR negative patients at teh end of the consolidation phase and to evaluate the role of allogeneic or autologous bone marrow transplantation in PCR positive patients at the end of the consolidation phase.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA)
Unità Operativa Ematologia 1 - Università degli Studi di Bari
Gruppo Italiano Malattie EMatologiche dell'Adulto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:03-0400
This is a Phase 1 open label study of the dose and duration of an orally administered LSD1 inhibitor, IMG-7289, in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (...
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of the combination of all-trans retinoic acid in combination with one of two schedules of Bryostatin 1 in patients with myelodysplasia an...
Hypothesis: Combined treatment with valproic acid and ATRA can be used to achieve disease stabilization for a subset of patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), and this effect can ...
5-aza is a chemotherapy drug with activity in leukemia and MDS. Researchers hope that VPA and ATRA will increase the effects of 5-aza. The goal of this clinical research study is to find t...
The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if starting arsenic trioxide (ATO) therapy on Day 1 rather than Day 10 is more effective in treating patients with newly-diagnosed acut...
Here, we report that targeting Nucleostemin (NS), a recently discovered stem cells-enriched gene, by a specific small interference RNA (siNS), decreases the rate of proliferation of acute promyelocyti...
The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of oral arsenic (the realgar-indigo naturalis formula, RIF) and all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) on coagulopathy in acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) com...
Despite All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) has transformed acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) from the most fatal to the most curable hematological cancer, there remains a clinical challenge that many hig...
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disorder with a complex autoimmune pathophysiology. Its initiation and progression correlate with IL-17 and the related transcription factor, RORγt. All-tra...
It has been shown that adipogenesis can be modulated by factors such as all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and calcium.
A cytochrome P450 enzyme that resides in the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM. It catalyzes the conversion of trans-RETINOIC ACID to 4-hydroxyretinoic acid.
Proteins in the nucleus or cytoplasm that specifically bind RETINOIC ACID or RETINOL and trigger changes in the behavior of cells. Retinoic acid receptors, like steroid receptors, are ligand-activated transcription regulators. Several types have been recognized.
A subtype of RETINOIC ACID RECEPTORS that are specific for 9-cis-retinoic acid which function as nuclear TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS that regulate multiple signalling pathways.
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 metalloflavoprotein enzyme involved the metabolism of VITAMIN A, this enzyme catalyzes the oxidation of RETINAL to RETINOIC ACID, using both NAD+ and FAD coenzymes. It also acts on both the 11-trans- and 13-cis-forms of RETINAL.
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...
Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells called "blasts". Leukemia is a broad term covering a spectrum of diseases. In turn, it is part of the even broader grou...