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Glossary beginning with D

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dasatinib search for term

A second generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor used to treat Ph+ CML.

DESTINY search for term

The DESTINY trial evaluates the feasibility of de-escalation and then stopping treatment in chronic myeloid leukaemia patients with excellent responses to prior treatment.

DNA search for term

Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and many viruses. Most DNA molecules consist of two biopolymer strands coiled around each other to form a double helix. The two DNA strands are known as polynucleotides since they are composed of simpler units called nucleotides. Each nucleotide is composed of a nitrogen containing nucleobase, either guanine (G), adenine (A), thymine (T), or cytosine (C).

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