Colloidal gold-bound tumor necrosis factor

What is Colloidal gold-bound tumor necrosis factor?

Colloidal gold-bound tumor necrosis factor meaning A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Colloidal gold-bound tumor necrosis factor is made in the laboratory by binding a cancer-killing protein called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) to the surface of very tiny particles of gold. These TNF-gold particles may kill tumor cells without harming healthy tissue.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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