tumor necrosis factor


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Synonyms for tumor necrosis factor

a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages)

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The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 5 (B-Cell Surface Antigen CD40 or CD40L Receptor or CD40)
While the mice that overexpressed only tumor necrosis factor alpha quickly developed arthritis along with significant bone and weight loss, those that also overexpressed GILZ had significantly less bone loss, Shi said.
Association of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and class II major histocompatibility complex alleles with the secretion of TNF-alpha and TNF-beta by human mononuclear cells: a possible link to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Predictive value of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) in preeclampsia.
It was originally thought that tumor necrosis factor had an effect only on tumor cells, but now we know from a vast amount of research that TNF is a pleotropic cytokine--in other words, it is produced by many different cell types and acts upon many other different cells types--not just tumors.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 4 (ACT35 Antigen or TAX Transcriptionally Activated Glycoprotein 1 Receptor or CD134 or TNFRSF4) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides in depth analysis on Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 4 (ACT35 Antigen or TAX Transcriptionally Activated Glycoprotein 1 Receptor or CD134 or TNFRSF4) targeted pipeline therapeutics.
Rockville, MD) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) has patented Death Domain Containing Receptor (DR3 and DR3-V1) proteins which are members of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor family.
The pYV plasmid-encoded Yop proteins have been implicated in lymphocyte suppression through downregulation of co-stimulatory molecules (13) and impairment of nitric oxide, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-[alpha], and proinflammatory cytokine production (14).
CR014 has shown in vitro that it can prevent vascular leak caused by clinically relevant inflammatory stimulus such as Tumor necrosis factor, as well as agents involved in thrombosis (thrombin) and allergies (histamine).
As the body lurches into a self-defense mode, it mass-produces inflammatory proteins, such as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and high-mobility group box 1 (HMGB1).
Immunex's Enbrel and Centocor's drugs work by blocking another compound, dubbed tumor necrosis factor, or TNF.
Rockville, MD) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) have patented Death Domain Containing Receptor (DR3 and DR3-V1) proteins which are members of the tumor necrosis factor receptor family.
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