Rapamycin is a type of antibiotic, a type of immunosuppressant, and a type of serine/threonine kinase inhibitor.
Rapamycin is used to keep the body from rejecting organ and bone marrow transplants.
Rapamycin blocks certain white blood cells that can reject foreign tissues and organs. It also blocks a protein that is involved in cell division.
Rapamycin is now called sirolimus.
This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..
You may be able to find more information, including links to other parts of this website, by clicking on the title of an item.
If you can't find the word you are looking for, or you know of a word we should include, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The fact that an intervention is listed in this glossary does not necessarily mean that we agree with its use. Nor does it necessarily mean that there is any scientifically valid or reliable evidence behind it.