FAS

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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

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In the phase II trial, glioblastoma patients expressing a certain biomarker associated with the CD95 ligand experienced the greatest benefit from treatment with APG101.
The aim of this study was to investigate the expressions of COX-2 and CD95 in RCCs (CC and NCC) showing different clinico-pathological characteristics, and also to determine if a relation existed between COX-2 and CD95 expressions.
Inhibition of toxic epidermal necrolysis by blockade of CD95 with human intravenous immunoglobulin.
Expression on the membrane structures by the superficial CD95 molecules (sFas and sFasL) potentiates cells' readiness to introduction to apoptosis as direct interaction of them with these ligands is one of the leading mechanisms of launching of apoptosis.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cancer cells - and not normal cells - can be killed by eliminating either the FAS receptor, also known as CD95, or its binding component, CD95 ligand, scientists demonstrated.
2, CD98, CD95 (Fas), TfR, and MHC class II HLA-DR, -DM and -DO [6, 44, 46-50].
The scientists believe that possessing an abnormal version of the CD95 gene - involved in controlling cell death in the body - may also dictate survival rates for other types of cancer, including lymphoma, breast cancer and prostate cancer.
The scientists believe that possessing an abnormal version of the CD95 gene - involved in controlling cell death in the body - may also affect survival rates for other types of cancer, including lymphoma, breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Todas las poblaciones de las celulas TCD8+ de ambos grupos de pacientes VIH+ presentaron altos valores de CD95 con respecto a los del grupo control (P < 0,05), pero la diferencia de los valores fue mas alta entre los pacientes co-infectados y el grupo control (P < 0,001), especialmente en las poblaciones total y virgen.
Lace of T-cell receptor-induced signaling is crucial for CD95 ligand upregulation and protects cutaneous T-cell lymphoma cells from activation-induced cell death.
Dr Ateh and his colleagues found that by coating tiny microparticles of around a hundredth the diameter of a human hair with a special protein called CD95, they could in fact trigger cancer cells into ingesting these particles.
Induction of apoptosis in 9-nitrocamptothecin-treated DU145 human prostate carcinoma cells correlates with de novo synthesis of CD95 and CD95 ligand and down-regulation ofc FLIP(short).
Indeed, the lack of CD95 marker is sufficient to identify a population of naive T cells, as defined by coincidence with previously characterized CD45RA (+) CD62L (+) T cells.
Pierre Wallemacq: The list below is not exhaustive but just suggests some potential candidates from the current literature, including soluble and intracellular interleukins and antigens: (a) lymphocyte proliferation (PCNA); (b) expression of surface antigens of T cells (flow cytometry) (CD3, CD4, CD8, CD25, CD28, CD38, CD69, CD95, CD154); (c) IFN-[gamma] ELISPOT assay; (d) quantification of intracellular interleukin-2 (IL-2) in [CD8.