The state-of-the-art glossary for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.
Glossary for Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
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Synthetic, chemically modified nucleosides that mimic their physiological counterparts (endogenous nucleosides) and block cellular division or viral replication by impairing DNA/RNA synthesis or by inhibition of cellular or viral enzymes involved in nucleoside/tide metabolism.Read more: Nucleoside analogues
PET imaging (positron emission tomography) – A functional imaging technique which utilizes radiotracers (radioactive substances) used to visualize and measure changes in metabolic processes, and in other physiological activities including blood flow, regional chemical composition, and absorption.Read more: PET imaging