Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
"Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Serum glycoprotein produced by activated MACROPHAGES and other mammalian MONONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTES. It has necrotizing activity against tumor cell lines and increases ability to reject tumor transplants. Also known as TNF-alpha, it is only 30% homologous to TNF-beta (LYMPHOTOXIN), but they share TNF RECEPTORS.
|Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
- Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
- Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha
- Cachectin-Tumor Necrosis Factor
- Cachectin Tumor Necrosis Factor
- Tumor Necrosis Factor
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 2
- TNF Superfamily, Member 2
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