Synonyms and Antonyms for interferon

1. interferon (n.)

an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus

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2. beta-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced by fibroblasts and have antiviral effects; used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

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3. gamma-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes

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4. alpha-interferon (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)

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