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Fas

A receptor present in cells that binds with Fas ligand to induce apoptosis.
See also: Fas ligand.

FAS

abbr.
1. fetal alcohol syndrome
2. Foreign Agricultural Service
3. free alongside ship

FAS

abbreviation for fetal alcohol syndrome.

FAS

A gene on chromosome 10q24.1 that encodes a member of the TNF-receptor superfamily which is a receptor for TNFSF6/FASLG. FAS contains a so-called death domain, and plays a central role in regulating apoptosis. Ligand binding to FAS results in the formation of a death-inducing signalling complex, comprised of Fas-associated death domain protein (FADD), caspase 8 and caspase 10.

Molecular pathology
FAS has been implicated in the pathogenesis of cancer and immune diseases.

FAS

Fetal alcohol syndrome, see there.

FAS

Abbreviation for fetal alcohol syndrome.

Fas

(fas)
A receptor present in cells that binds with Fas ligand to induce apoptosis.
See also: Fas ligand
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Although, APT1 is only one out of over twenty APT groups located in China, Mandiant has tracked APT1 and its cyber intrusions from 2006 to 2013, and it concluded that there have been almost one hundred fifty victims over the seven-year period, in which sensitive information has been stolen.
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