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What does TNFA stand for?

TNFA stands for Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha

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Because treatment by tumor promoters [12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), epidermal growth factor (EGF), or tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF[alpha])] transforms clone 41 cells to anchorage-independent and tumorigenic phenotypes, they are considered to be undergoing late-stage tumor promotion.
The drug, sold commercially as Remicade, is a monoclonal antibody that attacks a protein that's made by immune cells called tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha).