TRAIL


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TRAIL

A member of the tumor necrosis factor ligand family that rapidly induces apoptosis in a variety of transformed cell lines.
Synonym(s): apo-2L

TRAIL

(trāl)
A member of the tumor necrosis factor ligand family. which rapidly induces apoptosis in a variety of transformed cell lines.
Synonym(s): apo-2L.

trail

a well-defined information pathway that leads from data point to data point and sequentially from analysis to conclusion.

audit trail
as for accounting trail but designed for audit purposes.
diagnostic trail
a diagnostic decision tree.
References in classic literature ?
Werper could have screamed in fright, but up the trail was coming the messenger of another death, equally sure and no less terrible.
I had forged ahead for perhaps a mile or more without hearing further sounds, when the trail suddenly debouched onto a small, open plateau near the summit of the pass.
the trail largely by instinct; and Daylight knew that his time-estimate had been right.
He knew the windings of the elephant trail along which Kala's murderer had flown, and so he cut straight through the jungle to intercept the black warrior who was evidently following the tortuous detours of the trail.
His rage had become an almost equally consuming passion with his hunger, so that now, as his delicate nostrils apprised him of the recent passage of man, he lowered his head and rumbled forth a thunderous roar, and at a swift walk, careless of the noise he made, set forth upon the trail of his intended quarry.
Sometimes, on trail, she makes practice with revolver.
Bagheera leaped back to the original trail, leaving Mowgli stooping above the curious narrow track of the wild little man of the woods.
This meant a soft trail, greater friction on the runners, and heavier pulling for the dogs; yet the drivers were fair through it all, and did their best for the animals.
His judgment told him the natural trail for a quarry to follow, so that he need but note the most apparent marks upon the way, and today the trail of Toog was as plain to him as type upon a printed page to you or me.
Returning to the house they noted the appearance of the snow on both sides of the trail its entire length.
said Uncas, pointing north and south, at the evident marks of the broad trail on either side of him, "the dark- hair has gone toward the forest.
The man, however, declared that he had seen an Indian advancing, cautiously, along the trail which they had made in coming to the encampment; who, the moment he was perceived, had thrown himself on the ground, and disappeared.