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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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