tumor nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidase

tumor nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidase

[¦tü·mər ‚nik·ə‚tin·ə‚mīd ‚ad·ən‚ēn dī‚nü·klē·ə‚tīd ′äk·sə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
A cancer-specific growth protein (an unregulated nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidase form) whose inhibition may be the underlying mechanism of green and black tea catechins' slowing of cancer cell growth. Abbreviated tNOX.
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