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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.

MeSH information
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 the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Tumor Necrosis Factors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.