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Therapeutic Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta
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Definition of Therapeutic Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta
A recombinant agent, which is chemically identical to or similar to the endogenous cytokine tumor necrosis factor-beta (TNF-beta). Produced predominantly by T-lymphocytes and leukocytes, TNF-beta is cytolytic or cytostatic for many tumor cells, and can inhibit the growth of endothelial cells, resulting in an antiangiogenic effect. (NCI04)

Therapeutic Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta is from the group

Therapeutic Tumor Necrosis Factor Family Protein

Other Names for Therapeutic Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta

Recombinant Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta
Lymphotoxin
Lymphotoxin A
Lymphotoxin-Alpha
TNF beta
Tumor Necrosis Factor-Beta

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