tumour necrosis factor

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Synonyms for tumour necrosis factor

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

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According to the terms of the contract, Five Prime will pay Inhibrx USD10m license fee in return for exclusive, worldwide therapeutic and diagnostic rights to antibodies offered by Inhibrx that bind to Glucocorticoid-induced tumour necrosis factor receptor, and an option to license multi-specific antibodies that bind to Glucocorticoid-induced tumour necrosis factor receptor and other targets.
Finally, they added the tumour necrosis factor to those cells with the extra miR-30d.
Interleukin (IL) 18 stimulates osteoclast formation through synovial T cells in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with IL1 beta and tumour necrosis factor alpha.
Primary biliary cirrhosis shows association with genetic polymorphism of tumour necrosis factor a promoter region.
These drugs inhibit the inflammatory chemical Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNFa).
Enbrel (etanercept) is a soluble tumour necrosis factor which has potential in several inflammatory diseases mediated by excess TNF.
GHENT, Belgium -- Ablynx, the pioneer in the discovery and development of Nanobodies([R]), a novel class of antibody-derived therapeutic proteins, has announced that they have entered into an exclusive research collaboration and license agreement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), to discover, develop and commercialise Nanobodies([R]) directed at the tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-[alpha]) protein and its receptors that target diseases in multiple therapeutic areas.
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