Author: V. Dimov, M.D.
Reviewer: S. Randhawa, M.D.
A tumor necrosis factor receptor (TNFR) is a cytokine receptor that binds tumor necrosis factors (TNF). There are many TNF receptors grouped in a "family" called tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily or TNFRSF.
Some CDs are members of the TNFRSF:
CD27 - CD27 expression on allergen-specific T cells may be a new surrogate for successful allergen-specific immunotherapy (JACI, 2012).
This video describes the process by which apoptosis is activated by T cells. This video is from: Janeway's Immunobiology, 7th Edition Murphy, Travers, & Walport. Source: Garland Science.
Cluster of differentiation (CD) of leukocytes
Tumor necrosis factor receptor. Wikipedia.