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Definition of the noun alpha-interferon
What does alpha-interferon mean as a name of something?
- a form of interferon that is produced endogenously and commercially for its pharmacological effects (including regulation of the immune system and antiviral and antineoplastic effects)
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by Pei-Show Juo
Alpha-Interferon (α-Interferon) Interferon produced by leukocytes. Alpha-Keratin ( α-Keratin) The helical form of keratin in which the polypeptide chains are in the alpha helical configuration. Alpha-Lactalbumin (α-Lactalbumin) 1. A component of ...
by Christine Ammer
It comes in three forms: alpha, beta and gamma; human beings carry 12 genes to make alpha-interferon, which is produced by B-lymphocytes, and one gene each for the other two forms. In 1986 alpha- interferon became the first commercial ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)
by Elsevier, Mosby
alpha-interferon, n See interferon, alpha. alpha-tocopherol, ...
by S. Gangolli
76543-88-9 Synonyms interferon-a; interferon A; alpha-interferon; alfa-interferon; lymphoblastoid interferon; leukocyte interferon; IFN-a; LeIF; Alferon Uses As an antiviral and antineoplastic. Occurrence Produced by peripheral blood ...
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