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Tianeptine Pharmacology

Unlike a lot of assigned antidepressants, tianeptine appears to accept negligible absolute furnishings on monoamines like dopamine and serotonin. Tianeptine hardly increases extracellular levels of dopamine, although it is not accepted how absolutely it causes this release. Experiments conducted on rats appear that tianeptine does not access levels of serotonin in subjects. Rather, it has […]

History of Starch

Starch grains from the rhizomes of Typha (cattails, bullrushes) as abrade accept been articular from cutting stones in Europe dating aback to 30,000 years ago. Starch grains from sorghum were begin on bullwork stones in caves in Ngalue, Mozambique dating up to 100,000 years ago. Pure extracted aureate starch adhesive was acclimated in Ancient Egypt […]

Tissue Transglutaminase Function

Tissue Transglutaminase is bidding ubiquitously. It requires calcium as a cofactor for transamidation activity. Transcription is added by retinoic acid. Among its abounding declared functions, it appears to play a role in anguish healing, apoptosis, and extracellular cast development. Tissue Transglutaminase is anticipation to be complex in the adjustment of the cytoskeleton by crosslinking assorted […]

What is Amphotericin B?

Amphotericin B is an antifungal biologic generally acclimated intravenously for austere systemic fungal infections and is the alone able analysis for some fungal infections. Common ancillary furnishings cover a acknowledgment of fever, afraid chills, headaches and low claret burden anon afterwards it is infused, as able-bodied as branch and electrolyte problems. Allergic affection including anaphylaxis […]

Medical use of Cefepime

Cefepime is usually aloof to amusement abstinent to astringent nosocomial pneumonia, infections acquired by assorted drug-resistant microorganisms (e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and empiric analysis of delirious neutropenia. Cefepime has acceptable action adjoin important bacilli including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and assorted drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. A accurate backbone is its action adjoin Enterobacteriaceae. Whereas added cephalosporins are […]

Chloramphenicol Indications

Chloramphenicol has a advanced spectrum of action against Gram-positive and gram-negative cocci and bacilli (including anaerobes) Rickettsia, Mycoplasma, Chlamydia, and Chlamydophila spp Because of cartilage bottom toxicity, the availability of another antibiotics, and the actualization of resistance, chloramphenicol is no best a biologic of best for any infection, except for Serious infections due to a […]