Tumor necrosis factor-alpha

What is Tumor necrosis factor-alpha?

is an adipokine involved in systemic inflammation and is a member of a group of cytokines that stimulate the acute phase reaction.The primary role of TNF is in the regulation of immune cells. TNF, being an endogenous pyrogen, is able to induce fever, apoptotic cell death, cachexia, inflammation and to inhibit tumorigenesis and viral replication and respond to sepsis

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1. Medications such as Humira (adalimumab) are TNF (Tumor Necrosis factor) inhibitors and hence they suppress the...

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Remiacde is a monoclonal antibody against TNF-alpha used to treat various autoimmune disorders.This is partially...

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Hi Doctor. I am 67 of age and on Humira Injections since 2011. Doing good with my artritis condition. Since three days I had a soar throat with...

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My daughter has been diagnosed of reactive arthritus after severe stomach infection .The doctor put her on Salazar on 28 XXXXXXX .There was no...

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Hi. I'm 18 years old. I have Crohn Disease and Hashimoto. I'm writing from Poland and i'm asking you for help because my doctor doesn't know what...