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Cypriniformes

   An order of fish with 26 families and over 3,000 species. This order includes the families CYPRINIDAE (minnows and CARPS), Cobitidae (loaches), and Catostomidae (suckers).

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Fish
Abbreviation for fluorescence in situ hybridization, a molecular technique used in chromosome studies. FISH employs fluorescent (fluorescein tags) that glow under ultraviolet light to detect the hybridization (the combination) of molecular probes with specific chromosomes and specific chromosome regions. In FISH, the process vividly paints chromosomes or portions of chromosomes with fluorescent molecules.

Families
A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.

CYPRINIDAE
A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.



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Cypress
A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE. Cypress ordinarily refers to this but also forms part of the name of plants in other genera.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center is a hospital in Houston, Texas (USA).

Cypress, Yellow
A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE which should not be confused with other cedar and cypress trees of THUJA or CUPRESSUS genera.

Cyprinidae
A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.

Cyprinodon
Small oviparous fishes in the family Cyprinodontidae, usually striped or barred black. They are much used in mosquito control.

Cyprinodons
Small oviparous fishes in the family Cyprinodontidae, usually striped or barred black. They are much used in mosquito control.

Cyprinodontidae
Small oviparous fishes in the family Cyprinodontidae, usually striped or barred black. They are much used in mosquito control.

Cyprinodontiformes
An order of fish with eight families and numerous species of both egg-laying and livebearing fish. Families include Cyprinodontidae (egg-laying KILLIFISHES), FUNDULIDAE (topminnows), Goodeidae (Mexican livebearers), Jenynsiidae (jenynsiids), Poeciliidae (livebearers), Profundulidae (Middle American killifishes), Aplocheilidae, and Rivulidae (rivulines). In the family Poeciliidae, the guppy and molly belong to the genus POECILIA.

Cyprinus
Common name for a number of different species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. This includes, among others, the common carp, crucian carp, grass carp, and silver carp.

Cyprinus carpio
Common name for a number of different species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. This includes, among others, the common carp, crucian carp, grass carp, and silver carp.

Cyproheptadine
A serotonin antagonist and a histamine H1 blocker used as antipruritic, appetite stimulant, antiallergic, and for the post-gastrectomy dumping syndrome, etc.

Cyproheptadine hcl
Cyproheptadine hcl is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): cyproheptadine hydrochloride.

Cyproterone
An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.

Cyproterone acetate


Cyproterone Acetate
An agent with anti-androgen and progestational properties. It shows competitive binding with dihydrotestosterone at androgen receptor sites.

Cyproterone Acetate, (1 alpha,2 alpha)-Isomer
An agent with anti-androgen and progestational properties. It shows competitive binding with dihydrotestosterone at androgen receptor sites.

Cyproterone Acetate, (1 alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha)-Isomer
An agent with anti-androgen and progestational properties. It shows competitive binding with dihydrotestosterone at androgen receptor sites.

Cyproterone Acetate, (17 alpha)-Isomer
An agent with anti-androgen and progestational properties. It shows competitive binding with dihydrotestosterone at androgen receptor sites.

Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer
An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.

Cyprus doctor
A doctor who, being or not a citizen of that country, has been admitted to practice medicine in Cyprus.



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CYP2D6
A polymorphic enzyme that catalyzes the hydroxylation of debrisoquine. It also metabolizes several antidepressants and neuroleptics. This enzyme is deficient in up to 10 percent of the population. (Psychopharmacol Bull 1995; 31(2): 327-331) EC 1.14.99.-.

CYP2D6, Cytochrome P-450
A polymorphic enzyme that catalyzes the hydroxylation of debrisoquine. It also metabolizes several antidepressants and neuroleptics. This enzyme is deficient in up to 10 percent of the population. (Psychopharmacol Bull 1995; 31(2): 327-331) EC 1.14.99.-.

CYP2B1, Cytochrome P-450
A major cytochrome P-450 enzyme which is inducible by phenobarbital in both the liver and small intestine. It is active in the metabolism of compounds like pentoxyresorufin, testosterone, and androstenedione. CYP2B1 also mediates the activation of cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide to mutagens. EC 1.-.

Cyprinodons
Small oviparous fishes in the family Cyprinodontidae, usually striped or barred black. They are much used in mosquito control.

Cyprinodon
Small oviparous fishes in the family Cyprinodontidae, usually striped or barred black. They are much used in mosquito control.

Cypriniformes

Cyprinidae
A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.

Cypress, Yellow
A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE which should not be confused with other cedar and cypress trees of THUJA or CUPRESSUS genera.

Cypress
A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE. Cypress ordinarily refers to this but also forms part of the name of plants in other genera.

Cypovirus
A family of unenveloped RNA viruses with cubic symmetry. The eight genera include ORTHOREOVIRUS; ORBIVIRUS; COLTIVIRUS; ROTAVIRUS; Aquareovirus, Cypovirus, Phytoreovirus, Fijivirus, and Oryzavirus.

Cypoviruses
A family of unenveloped RNA viruses with cubic symmetry. The eight genera include ORTHOREOVIRUS; ORBIVIRUS; COLTIVIRUS; ROTAVIRUS; Aquareovirus, Cypovirus, Phytoreovirus, Fijivirus, and Oryzavirus.

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