Definition / meaning of Apo-2L

A cell protein that can attach to certain molecules in some cancer cells and may kill the cells. Apo-2L is being studied in the treatment of cancer. Also called TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand, TRAIL, and tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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