alpha-interferon alpha-interferon

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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)

Usage(s):

  • Half the families were using sprays containing alpha-interferon, one of several forms of the natural antiviral agent, while the others inhaled a harmless placebo.
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amalgamation amalgamation
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