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What does NF stand for?

NF stands for Nuclear Factor

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We found that massage activated the mechanotransduction signaling pathways focal adhesion kinase (FAK) and extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 (ERK1/2), potentiated mitochondrial biogenesis signaling [nuclear peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor [] coactivator 1[] (PGC-1[])], and mitigated the rise in nuclear factor [] B (NF[]B) (p65) nuclear accumulation caused by exercise-induced muscle trauma.
These free radicals stimulate the production of a compound in cells, called nuclear factor Kappa B (NFKB), which turns on production of harmful compounds, influencing micro-scarring and giving birth to wrinkles.
The topics include the NF-[kappa]B family of transcription factors and its regulation, a structural guide to proteins of the NF-[kappa]B signaling module, ubiquitination and degradation of the inhibitors of NF-[kappa]B, selectivity of the NF-[kappa]B response, its oncogenic activation, the nuclear factor NF-[kappa]B pathway in inflammation, roles of the pathway in lymphocyte development and function, its role in the immune response of Drosophila, and using forward genetics to discover novel regulators of it.
ARO can result from mutations in the TCIRG1 gene (T-cell, immune regulator 1, ATPase, H+ transporting, lysosomal V0 protein a isoform 3) (3) the CLCN7 gene (chloride channel 7) (4) the OSTM1 gene (osteopetrosis-associated transmembrane protein 1) (5) the TNFSF11 gene (tumour necrosis factor ligand superfamily, member 11 encoding receptor activator for nuclear factor kappa b ligand, RANKL) (6), the TNFRSF11A gene (tumour necrosis factor ligand superfamily, member 11A encoding receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B, RANK) (7) or PLEKHM1 gene (pleckstrin homology domain-containing protein, family M, member) (8) and CA2 gene (carbonic anhydrase II) (9).
It is called denosumab and neutralises the receptor activator of nuclear factor kB ligand (RANKL), thus slowing bone degradation (Khosla, NEJM 2009; 361: 818-820).