"Cytokine TWEAK" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A proteolytically-cleaved membrane glycoprotein and member of the TNF superfamily that is highly expressed in a variety of tissues including heart, pancreas, brain, and peripheral blood lymphocytes. The secreted extracellular form is a weak inducer of APOPTOSIS for some cell types and a ligand for the FN14 RECEPTOR. It mediates activation of NF-KAPPA-B and promotes ANGIOGENESIS and proliferation of ENDOTHELIAL CELLS, as well as expression of cytokines involved in INFLAMMATION.
- Cytokine TWEAK
- TWEAK, Cytokine
- TNF-Related Weak Inducer of Apoptosis
- TNF Related Weak Inducer of Apoptosis
- TWEAK Cytokine
- Cytokine, TWEAK
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 12
- Apo3 Ligand
- Ligand, Apo3
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