A protein- one of the three major classes of interferon's that the body produces in response to infections.
a type of protein produced by the body in response to an infection.
a naturally occurring protein in the human body produced by the immune system. Interferon interferes with viral replication. Genetically engineered products based on the natural protein have been developed by several pharmaceutical companies, and are approved for the treatment of chronic HCV infection.
a man-made copy of a type of protein involved in the bodyâ€(tm)s fight against viral infections.
A form of interferon. Alpha interferons are used to treat several diseases, including some types of cancer. An example of an alpha interferon is INTRON(R) A (Interferon alfa-2b, recombinant) for Injection.