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Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

"Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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 TNF RECEPTORS.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha" by people in this website by year, and whether "Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 35 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2013
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