TNF-bound colloidal gold

A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. TNF-bound colloidal gold 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. Also called colloidal gold-bound tumor necrosis factor and Aurimmune.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Aurimmune — A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Aurimmune 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 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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