CACHECTIN TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR
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Definitions of CACHECTIN TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR
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Serum glycoprotein produced by activated macrophages and other mammalian mononuclear leukocytes. It has necrotizing activity against tumor cell lines and increases ability to reject tumor transplants. Also known as TNF-alpha, it is only 30% homologous to TNF-beta (LYMPHOTOXIN), but they share two receptors.
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