Introductory Words About TWEAK/Fn14

  • Linda C. Burkly
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 691)


In the past decade, the cytokine tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-like weak inducer of apoptosis (TWEAK) and its receptor FGF-inducible molecule-14 (Fn14) have emerged as a ligand/receptor pair of the TNF superfamily that is prominently featured in the physiological and patho-physiological remodeling of tissues [1, 2].


Tissue Remodel Inflammatory Milieu Cytokine Tumor Necrosis Factor Tumor Necrosis Factor Superfamily Mesenchymal Cell Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biogen IdecCambridgeUSA

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