"Tumor Necrosis Factors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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