"Fas Ligand Protein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A transmembrane protein belonging to the tumor necrosis factor superfamily that was originally discovered on cells of the lymphoid-myeloid lineage, including activated T-LYMPHOCYTES and NATURAL KILLER CELLS. It plays an important role in immune homeostasis and cell-mediated toxicity by binding to the FAS RECEPTOR and triggering APOPTOSIS.
|Fas Ligand Protein
- Fas Ligand Protein
- Fas Ligand (FasL)
- FasL Protein
- TNF Superfamily, Member 6
- CD178 Antigen
- Antigen, CD178
- Antigens, CD178
- Fas Ligand
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 6
- CD178 Antigens
- CD95 Antigen Ligand
- CD95 Ligand
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