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Tumor Necrosis Factors

"Tumor Necrosis Factors" 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 family of proteins that were originally identified by their ability to cause NECROSIS of NEOPLASMS. Their necrotic effect on cells is mediated through TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR RECEPTORS which induce APOPTOSIS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tumor Necrosis Factors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tumor Necrosis Factors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 73 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2006
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.