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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Blood samples collected prior to and after the treatment period were analyzed for erythrocyte sedimentation rate and high-sensitivity tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha plays a role in the development of granulomatous diseases such as sarcoidosis.
tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors in rheumatoid, psoriatiniam, juveniliniam arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, crohn~s disease, ulcerative colitis and severe psoriasis.
Use of tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors was associated with a significant reduction in the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, particularly with longer term use of the drugs, in a retrospective cohort study.
Association between tumor necrosis factor-alpha and disease progression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
TNF-alpha" stands for tumor necrosis factor-alpha, a type of protein molecule that plays a role in systemic inflammation.
Changes in the effects of interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha on platelet activation in early pregnancy.
This effect was most pronounced for the cytokines Interferon-gamma (IFN-g) and Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-alpha).
JAPAN -- Infliximab (Remicade[R]) is a monoclonal antibody used to treat autoimmune disorders against tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-[alpha]).
More research needs to be done to understand the role of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in the brain, but it's possible that finding a way to reduce those levels could be beneficial for people with Alzheimer's disease," Holmes added.
Makimura and his associates found in univariate analyses that peak stimulated GH also was negatively correlated with the amount of visceral adipose tissue, as well as with LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, C-reactive protein, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and measures of insulin sensitivity.

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