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  • adjective Of or relating to degeneration or disease of cells.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to cell disease or degeneration


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  • This impaired cellular oxygen problem is termed cytopathic hypoxia.

    Forever Young

  • No cytopathic effect was observed with this first isolate, but unlike HTLV infected cultures, no transformed immortalised cell lines could emerge from the cultures, which always died after 3 – 4 weeks as do normal lymphocytes.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • By contrast, subsequent isolates I made from culture of lymphocytes of sick patients with AIDS were cytopathic for T lymphocytes culture and – we discovered later – could be cultivated in larger amounts in tumour cell lines derived from leukaemia.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • The SS peptides are currently being tested as a treatment for cytopathic hypoxia in the ICU.

    Forever Young

  • ALA is an important tool in preventing cytopathic hypoxia—impaired cellular oxygen use—either acutely in the ICU or chronically in the prevention of aging.

    Forever Young

  • Another class of novel mitochondrial antioxidants that play a key role in the treatment of cytopathic hypoxia is the amino acid peptide-based antioxidants.

    Forever Young

  • In chapter 1, I introduced the concept of cytopathic hypoxia, which is seen in acute sepsis and septic shock, as a model for accelerated aging.

    Forever Young

  • Just as cytopathic hypoxia is far more important in the generation of MODS than had ever been thought in the past, I propose that cytopathic hypoxia, as seen in the cellular changes of aging, is far more important to the degeneration of the organ systems than was previously believed.

    Forever Young

  • Although extreme examples, cytopathic hypoxia and MODS can also be a model for aging.

    Forever Young

  • No cytopathic changes were seen but application of a viral interference method, originally developed by David Tyrrell in England, demonstrated that the rubella virus was present.

    Thomas H. Weller - Biography


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