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2004-11-30 12:00:00

ALACHUA, Fla. -- Oragenics Inc. plans to start human safety studies of its replacement therapy early next year, using a genetically modified bacteria to battle decay caused by naturally occurring microbes already in the mouth. The Food and Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday lifted a clinical hold on the tooth decay treatment. In a press release Tuesday, the Alachua, Fla.-based biotechnology company said the FDA approved a Phase I trial after reviewing the study's clinical design. "The...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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