Example sentences for: degenerative

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  • IL-1 has been implicated as a pathogenic mediator in numerous inflammatory and degenerative conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) [ 1 ] . The IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra), a naturally occurring inhibitor of the biologic actions of IL-1, has obvious therapeutic potential in such diseases [ 2 ] ; indeed recombinant human IL-1Ra (anakinra) has recently been approved for use in patients with RA as the drug Kineret™ (Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, USA).

  • In simple terms, if the differentiation of tissue cells is suppressed, immature cells will persist during adulthood (muscular dystrophy), and if it is accelerated, premature aging will occur (degenerative diseases) [ 9].

  • Medical examinations and tests provided additional reassurance that their tinnitus was not a symptom of a degenerative or potentially fatal condition.

  • Expression of genes in the Δpre-M/E-gp120 replicon was reproducibly visualized at 48-50 hours post transfection (Figures 3& 4), at a level of approximatley 1% of the cells, but in many experiments, the corresponding cultures transfected with the gp160 replicon, Δpre-M/E-gp160, either no fluorescence could be visualized (not shown), or only fluorescent cells with a bizarre morphology (characterized by debris and/or degenerative appearance) could be visualized (Figure 5).

  • In this model, degenerative changes occur in regulatory sequences of both duplicates, such that these changes complement each other, and the union of the expression patterns of the two duplicates reconstitutes the expression pattern of the original (Figure 2).

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