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Interferon

Descriptions of Interferon

Interferon: A biological response modifier (a substance that can improve the body's natural response to infections and other diseases). Interferons interfere with the division of cancer cells and can slow tumor growth. There are several types of interferons, including interferon-alpha, -beta, and -gamma. The body normally produces these substances. They are also made in the laboratory to treat cancer and other diseases.
Source: National Institute of Health

Interferon: an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus
Source: WordNet 2.1

Interferon: a group of proteins elaborated by infected host cells that protect noninfected cells from viral infection.
Source: Diseases Database

Interferon : a group of proteins elaborated by infected host cells that protect noninfected cells from viral infection.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Interferon

Count: Interferon is listed as a: treatment for 37 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 1 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Interferon as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Interferon' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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List of Diseases with Interferon as a Research Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Interferon' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

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