tumor necrosis factors
A family of proteins that were originally identified by their ability to cause necrosis of neoplasms. Their necrotic effect on cells is mediated through tumor necrosis factor receptors which induce apoptosis.
- TNF (tumor necrosis factors)
- tumour necrosis factors
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