Definition of lymphotoxin in English:
A lymphokine that causes the destruction of certain cells, especially tumor cells.
- Consider the following study as an example: OZAKI et al. established association of an SNP in the lymphotoxin - gene with susceptibility to myocardial infarction.
- TNF-b (also called lymphotoxin) is characterized by its ability to kill a number of different cell types, as well as the ability to induce terminal differentiation in others.
- Red bars mark the locations of putative immune genes, some of which are labelled (TNF = tumour necrosis factor, LT = lymphotoxin, HSP = heat shock protein, C2 and C4 = complement genes, TAP = antigen peptide transporter)
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan