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lymphotoxin División en sílabas: lym·pho·tox·in
Pronunciación: /ˌlimfəˈtäksin/

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Definición de lymphotoxin en inglés:

sustantivo

Immunology
A lymphokine that causes the destruction of certain cells, especially tumor cells.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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)

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