Example sentences for: agents

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  • Under these conditions apoptosis may result from the production of cytokines [ 1 ] , cell activation [ 2 3 4 ] , infective agents [ 5 ] and adverse responses to pharmaceuticals [ 6 7 ] . Depending on the agonist or eliciting milieu, apoptotic cell death is accompanied by the activation of various cell death pathways including caspases, ceramide, altered gene expression, mitochondrial dysfunction and consumption of ATP e.g., with DNA repair, that result in histone-associated DNA fragmentation [ 8 9 ] . Many of these cell death pathways are also associated with the secondary production of oxidants [ 10 ] which appears to contribute to the magnitude of cell death.

  • When it appears that pharmacological therapy will be beneficial, benzodiazepines are generally the medication class of choice [ 43 ] . Intermediate half-life agents (eg, lorazepam or clonazepam) are commonly used.

  • Currently, five PPIs are marketed: rabeprazole, omeprazole, esomeprazole, lansoprazole and pantoprazole, each with a different pharmacokinetic profile, tissue selectivity, binding specificity and potential to interact with the cytochrome P450 enzyme system [ 8 9 10 ] . For example, rabeprazole and esomeprazole achieve more rapid and profound inhibition of acid secretion than do older agents [ 10 ] . It is unclear, however, if these pharmacologic differences lead to distinctions in the clinical efficacy of healing gastric ulcers and controlling ulcer symptoms.

  • In July 2001, an FBI agent in the Phoenix field office sent a memo to FBI headquarters and to two agents on international terrorism squads in the New York Field Office, advising of the "possibility of a coordinated effort by Usama Bin Ladin" to send students to the United States to attend civil aviation schools.

  • According to the procedures in place on 9/11, in addition to those flagged by the CAPPS algorithm, American's ticket agents were to mark as "selectees" those passengers who did not provide correct responses to the required security questions, failed to show proper identification, or met other criteria.


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