TNC

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TNC

(hardware)
A threaded version of a BNC.
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Tenascin-C is a large (180-300 kDa), hexameric multidomain glycoprotein and located mainly in the ECM.
In our experience, the expression of tenascin-C was significantly increased in carcinomatous tissue compared to the adjacent peritumourous tissue and BPH.
Researchers at Duke Medicine have for the first time identified the protein, called Tenascin-C or TNC, which had previously been recognized as playing a role in wound healing, but had not been known to have antimicrobial properties.
Tenascin-C (TnC) is a multifunctional hexameric glycoprotein and it is a major component of the ECM.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association of tenascin-C (TnC) and total oxidant-antioxidant status to rheumatic or congenital heart valve diseases (HVD) in childhood.
Senetek has acquired the rights to the technology, developed by the Institute in cooperation with Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland, for the treatment of human brain tumors using RNA interference to inhibit the production of tenascin-C, whose expression has been suggested to correlate with the grade of malignancy of brain tumors.
The discovery that the molecule, called tenascin-C, helps direct clot-induced cardiac neovascularization solves a 30-year-old medical riddle.
Agents that target tenascin-C might someday be used to enhance the body's natural capacity to break down blood clots, or even prevent them," explained Dr.
Tenascin-c, tenascin-r and tenascin-x: a family of talented proteins in search of functions.
They say that their findings show that a signal molecule called tenascin-C can trigger the same molecular switch, and also activate the immune system.