What is TNF-α?

Tumor necrosis factor (TNF), also known as TNF-α, is produced by many different cell types, e.g., monocytes, macrophages, T cells, and B cells. Among the many effects of TNF-α are protection against bacterial infection, cell growth modulation, immune system regulation, and involvement in septic shock.

Alternative analyte names:Tumor necrosis factor-α, TNF-α, TNF-alpha, TNF-a, TNFa, Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, TNF
Cell types:T cell, Tc, Th1, Th2, Tfh, Monocyte/MΦ, Th17
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