tumor necrosis factor-alpha

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tumor necrosis factor-α

a pleiotropic cytokine synthesized widely throughout the female reproductive tract.
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While the mice that overexpressed only tumor necrosis factor alpha quickly developed arthritis along with significant bone and weight loss, those that also overexpressed GILZ had significantly less bone loss, Shi said.
Gene polymorphism at position -308 of the tumor necrosis factor alpha promotor is not associated with disease progression in multiple sclerosis patients.
RANTES, MIP-1), human leukocyte antigen haplotype, mannose-binding protein, and tumor necrosis factor alpha, C4, and TAP polymorphism (2-4).
Infliximab is a tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibitor used to treat a range of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriasis.
Tumor necrosis factor alpha -308 polymorphism is associated with rheumatoid arthritis in Han population of Eastern China.
Because treatment by tumor promoters [12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), epidermal growth factor (EGF), or tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF[alpha])] transforms clone 41 cells to anchorage-independent and tumorigenic phenotypes, they are considered to be undergoing late-stage tumor promotion.
The drug, sold commercially as Remicade, is a monoclonal antibody that attacks a protein that's made by immune cells called tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha).
8 sgb v on certain arzneimittelmit agents the class of tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors.
Some research points instead to a compound called tumor necrosis factor alpha as a trigger for insulin resistance, Flier says.

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