mucosal mucosal  /mju ˈkoʊ səl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to mucous membranes

Usage(s):

  • Apparently, it preferred the moist mucosal tissue of the genital organs, making heterosexual transmission easier.

News

  1. Kala Presents Data Demonstrating Topical Delivery to Posterior Segment of the Eye

    Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading developer of innovative products that rapidly and effectively penetrate the mucosal barrier to enable effective local treatment of ocular diseases, announced today the presentation of preclinical data which demonstrated that topical delivery of a small molecule receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor formulated utilizing Kala’s proprietary mucosal-penetrating ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Kala Pharmaceuticals to Present Data at the Controlled Release Society 2013 Annual Meeting

    Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading developer of innovative products that rapidly and effectively penetrate the mucosal barrier to treat ocular diseases, announced today that Kala researchers will present preclinical data at the upcoming Controlled Release Society 2013 Annual Meeting taking place July 21-24, 2013, in Honolulu, HI.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Therefore, developing mucosal immunity may be very important for protection against HIV," Baker says, adding that previous vaccine approaches have not aimed to do that.
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: James A Baker III Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "It is now clear that RiVax(TM) induces excellent protection against oral and aerosol ricin toxin exposure, and protects mucosal tissue against the direct effects of the toxin," said Ellen Vitetta, PhD, Director of the Cancer Immunobiology...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Ellen Vitetta Source: Earthtimes.org

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