French researchers have introduced a new approach in Angewandte Chemie: the enzyme B-galactosidase releases the active drug from an inactive precursor, known as a prodrug, which only can be taken up by tumor cells.
What does B-Gal stand for?
B-Gal stands for B-Galactosidase
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- Blind-Decorrelating Detector
- B-Cell Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma
- Block-Differential Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
- Balanced Electro-Absorption Modulator
- Behaviorally-Emotionally Handicapped
- Basic Engineering (various schools)
- Burres-Fisch Linear Measurement Index
- Block Filtered Back-Projection (algorithm)
- Basenji-Greyhound Crossbred (physiology)
- blood group system
- Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments (computer virus detection)
- Beta subunit of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
- Business/Higher Education Round Table (est. 1990; Australia)
- Broadband High Layer Information
- Basic Insulation
- Billroth I Operation
- Blue Infinity
- British-Israel Chamber of Commerce (UK)
- Broadband Inter-Carrier Interface (also abbreviated BICI)
- Broadband Inter-Carrier Interface Signaling ATM Adaptation Layer (also abbreviated BICISAAL)
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The Company pioneered the use of b-galactosidase enzyme fragment complementation in biochemical and cell based assays for discovery research, and holds extensive intellectual property in this area.