Inducing ligand TNF-related apoptosis. Definition

Medical Definition: Inducing ligand TNF-related apoptosis

Cellular protein that can bind to certain molecules of some cancer cells and can destroy cells. The inducing ligand TNF-related apoptosis is being studied for the treatment of cancer. Also called Apo-2L, apoptosis-inducing ligand related to the tumor necrosis factor and TRAIL.

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