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Cellular and Molecular Cardiology  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.456
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See also , Molecular Medicine.These descriptive terms do not require expansion:Expand these terms at first mention:If an expansion is given, use at first mention. Otherwise, terms may be used without ... More

Chemical Names  

Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.462
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The chemical name describes a drug in terms of its chemical structure.(p9) Chemical names are provided in the American Chemical Society’s Chemical Abstracts (information available at http://www.cas.org/PRINTED/printca.html) ... More

Chemokines  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.489
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Chemokines comprise a family of about 40 low-molecular-weight cytokines (see , Cytokines) with important roles in the immune system, as well as functions beyond it. The name chemokine, a contraction of ... More

Code Designations  

Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.463
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A code designation is a temporary designation assigned to a product by the institution or manufacturer and may be used to refer to a drug under development before a nonproprietary name has been assigned. ... More

Combination Products  

Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.467
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For combination products (mixtures), the names of the active ingredients should be provided. The proprietary name of the combination may be given in parentheses if necessary to clarify the product to ... More

Complement  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.491
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It is estimated that one C3b deposited on an organ-ism can become four million in about 4 min. M. K. Liszewski and J. P. Atkinson(p922)The term complement refers to a group of serum proteins activated ... More

Coronary Artery Angiographic Classifications  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.455
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Guidelines are available for nomenclature of coronary artery segments, used in coronary artery catheterization and thrombolysis in myocardial infarction flow (TIMI flow).The TIMI flow is expressed as ... More

Cytokines  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.492
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… some viruses subvert the immune response byproducing homologs of mammalian cytokines ortheir receptors. J. J. Oppenheim and M. Feldmann(p7)Cytokines are proteins or glycoproteins produced after stimulation ... More

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)  

Richard M. Glass

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.529
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The American Psychiatric Association has published 5 editions of a manual for the classification of mental disorders. Each edition has been titled Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ... More

Drug Abbreviations  

Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.470
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Some drugs have commonly used abbreviations, such as INH for isoniazid and TMP for trimethoprim. However, abbreviations may be used inconsistently or confused with other terms or be unfamiliar to some ... More

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