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Fas Ligand Protein

"Fas Ligand Protein" 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.

A transmembrane protein belonging to the tumor necrosis factor superfamily that was originally discovered on cells of the lymphoid-myeloid lineage, including activated T-LYMPHOCYTES and NATURAL KILLER CELLS. It plays an important role in immune homeostasis and cell-mediated toxicity by binding to the FAS RECEPTOR and triggering APOPTOSIS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fas Ligand Protein" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fas Ligand Protein" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 189 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 1999
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