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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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One of the issues with TNFa inhibitors currently on the market is that they are injectable products.
14 Plasma TNFa levels confirmed that the CLA had a biological immune effect.
The high expression of TNFa, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, IL-1b and TGF-1b are significantly increased in PIIBS patients, demonstrating the close association between infection and PI-IBS.
The effect of an Aerobic exercise on IL6, CRP and TNFa concentration in women, Annals of Biological Research, 3: 125-131.
015 Pattern Non-COPD < COPD Abbreviations: AGT, angiotensinogen; AmR, amphiregulin; CD14, cluster factor 14; CP, ceruloplasmin; CRP, C-reactive protein; EGF, epidermal growth factor; EGFR, EGF receptor; E-selct, E-selectin; FGF, basic fibroblast growth factor; Fibr, fibrinogen; HBEGF heparin-binding EGF; HGF, hepa-tocyte growth factor; ICAM, intercellular adhesion molecule 1; IGF-1, insulin-like growth factor 1; MMP, matrix metalloprotease; PDGF, platelet-derived growth factor A; RANTES, Regulated upon Activation, Normal T-cell Expressed, a Secreted; SP-A, surfactant protein A; TGFa, transforming growth factor a; TNFa, tissue necrosis factor a; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.
25) The TNFA gene is the most common target of association studies in leprosy, especially the G-A promoter SNP at position -308.
Se sugiere que la migracion de eosinofilos en la piel pueda ser mediada por una quemoquina inducida por Th2, la eotaxina, la cual actuaria sinergicamente con TNFa y con IL3, IL4 e IL5 provenientes del infiltrado dermico de celulas T en las lesiones tempranas de DH.
After administration, TNFerade stimulates the production of TNFa in the tumor.
Association of common polymorphisms in TNFA, NFkB1andNFKBIA with risk and prognosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
NP-induced TNF-[alpha] expression required activation of the MKK3/6-p38 signaling pathway, and was associated with histone modification of the TNFA gene locus.
The cell signalling molecules that drive inflammation, such as TNFa, IL-1, IL-6 and prostaglandins, were reduced while levels of the body's own anti-inflammatory molecules (i.