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TNF

abbr.
tumor necrosis factor
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Noun1.TNF - a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages); has an antineoplastic effect but causes inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis)
cytokine - any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system
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21 Activation of caspase through cell death receptors is regulated by a subset of the TNF receptor superfamily, which includes Fas/CD95, TNF receptor (TNFR)-1, and death receptor-3.
Lung sarcoidosis induced by TNF antagonists in rheumatoid arthritis: a case presentation and a literature review.
Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression of TNF cDNA and gene from Japanese flounder Paralychthysolivaceus.
Droge, "Divergent signalling via APO-1/Fas and the TNF receptor, two homologous molecules involved in physiological cell death," The EMBO Journal, vol.
Nurses and nursing in the state of Tennessee is our highest priority, therefore, if you have questions or concerns please feel free to talk to a TNF Board member to bring those issues to our attention.
The primary source of TNF alpha is macrophages and monocytes, other sources being T and B lymphocytes, natural killer (NK) cells, neutrophils, astrocytes, kupffer cells, fibroblasts, mast cells, smooth muscle cells, epidermal cells and endothelial cells.
Although ustekinumab, secukinumab, and apremilast all have a role to play in managing selected PsA patients, they all remain second line to TNF inhibitors, stressed Dr.
Cutaneous adverse effects of TNF blockers i nclude infections, eczema and allergic skin reactions.
The lack of measurements of the amount of TNF and the expression of TNF-[alpha] gene in the bladder tissue is the major limitation of this study.
Tuberculosis is one of several possible side effects related to TNF inhibitors.