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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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TNF promoter -308 G> A and LTA 252 A> G polymorphisms in Portuguese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
D-Glucosamine (D-GalN) and LPS-induced ALF in mice is TNF dependent (10); it is the widely used model for study of human ALF (11).
A new class of reverse signaling costimulators belongs to the TNF family.
(33) reported that plasma TNF-[alpha] levels and the single nucleotide polymorphism of the TNF gene showed significant association with the development of severe sepsis and septic shock.
In addition, TNF levels increased with age in both groups.
Your $50 donation will go toward continued support of the TNF and its work pertaining to scholarships, and grants that support the needs of nurses in Tennessee.
These findings demonstrate that testosterone may also play role in TNF production and renal dysfunction after renal obstruction.17
Adverse effects of TNF inhibitors in SpA: are they different from RA?