tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand

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A cell protein that can attach to certain molecules in some cancer cells and may kill the cells. Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand is being studied in the treatment of cancer. Also called Apo-2L, TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand, and TRAIL.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "ligando inductor de apoptosis relacionada con el factor de necrosis tumoral"

Proteína celular que se puede unir a ciertas moléculas de algunas células cancerosas y puede destruir las células. El ligando inductor de apoptosis relacionada con el factor de necrosis tumoral está en estudio para el tratamiento de cáncer. También se llama Apo-2L, ligando inductor de apoptosis relacionada con el TNF, y TRAIL.