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 ?
My horse was traveling practically unguided as I knew that I had probably less knowledge of the exact location of the trail to the pass than he, and thus it happened that he entered a defile which led to the summit of the range and not to the pass which I had hoped would carry me to the valley and to safety.
My first knowledge that I was on the wrong trail came when I heard the yells of the pursuing savages suddenly grow fainter and fainter far off to my left.
Now, I, Little Foot, come to the rock," said Mowgli, running up his trail.
In an hour he struck the trail again, and coming to earth examined the soil minutely.
Majestic and terrible, regally careless of his surroundings, the king of beasts strode down the beaten trail.
Slowly the gray light came stealing through the gloom, imperceptibly at first, so that it was almost with surprise that they noticed the vague loom of the trail underfoot.
As Walt finished and looked to his wife for approval, a man came into view around the turn of the trail.
Old John Tarwater became a striking figure on a trail unusually replete with striking figures.
Even to his practiced eye there remained scarce a vestige of evidence that the ancient game trail had been tampered with in any way.
But it was then that the unexpected happened, the thing which projected their struggle for supremacy far into the future, past many a weary mile of trail and toil.
We're sagging south on the Long Trail--the trail that is always new.
So rapidly did he go down the trail and across the field, that Saxon had no time for questions.