TITLE

TLR-5 agonist lowered risk for radiation-induced death, adverse effects in mice

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Jason; Shafer, Emily
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;7/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the influence of toll-like receptor (TLR)-5 agonist on the risk for radiation-induced death in mice. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of "Science." Study researchers found that the polypeptide drug CBLB502 prevented gastrointestinal and hematopoietic acute radiation syndromes in mice. They concluded that toll-like receptor 5 agonists lowered the risk for radiation-induced death.
ACCESSION #
33230013

 

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