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  • n. The polypeptide hormone cachectin or tumor necrosis factor

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Examples

  • Tumor necrosis factor (TNF, cachexin or cachectin and formally known as tumor necrosis factor-alpha) is a cytokine involved in systemic inflammation and is a member of a group of cytokines that stimulate the acute phase reaction.

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