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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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And in a separate study, cachectin is also reported to be a mjor cause of bacterially induced shock.
The researchers applied cachectin, with is produced by ifnection-fighting white blood cells, to mature fat cells and found that the cells lost their fat-synthesizing and storage potential.
Polypeptide Growth Factors- Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor- Beta-TGF- Cachectin (TNT)- Calmodulin- ECFR- Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)- Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)- Ornithine Decarboxylase- Transferrin- Transforming Growth Factor-Alpha 29.