Definition of Gamma-interferon

1. Noun. A form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes.

Generic synonyms: Interferon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gamma-interferon

gamma-globulins
gamma-glutamate (glutamate gamma-) carboxypeptidase
gamma-glutamyl carboxylase
gamma-glutamyl cycle
gamma-glutamyl dipeptidase
gamma-glutamyl hydrolase
gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase
gamma-glutamylcyclotransferase
gamma-glutamylcysteine
gamma-glutamylhistamine synthetase
gamma-glutamyltransferase
gamma-guanidinobutyraldehyde dehydrogenase
gamma-hydroxybutyrate
gamma-hydroxybutyric acid
gamma-hydroxybutyric acids
gamma-interferon (current term)
gamma-iodopropyleneglycol
gamma-iron
gamma-l-glutamyl-l-cysteinylglycine
gamma-linolenic acid
gamma-oxalomesaconate hydratase
gamma-ray
gamma-ray burst
gamma-tocopherol
gamma-tocopherol methyltransferase
gamma-tolerance
gamma acid
gamma alcoholism
gamma aminobutyric acid
gamma aminobutyric acid receptor

Literary usage of Gamma-interferon

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1. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"Gamma interferon was known to exhibit a strong regulatory effect on the ... Delta and gamma interferon had too much in common for it to be a coincidence. ..."

2. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Maximal suppression of gamma interferon production by opioids in the setting of concanavalin A stimulation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells was found ..."

3. Glossary of HIV/Aids-related Terms edited by Barry Leonard (1995)
"Among the lymphokines are gamma interferon and interleukin-2. See also Gamma Interferon; Interleukin-2.2. ..."

4. Sas/stat 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Virginia Clark (2004)
"The study is a placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial conducted by the International CGD Cooperative Study to assess the effect of gamma interferon to ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Importance of endogenous tumor necrosis factor alpha and gamma interferon in host resistance against Pneumocystis carinii infection. Infect Immunol 60:-1284 ..."

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