Definition of Gamma-interferon
1. Noun. A form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes.
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Literary usage of Gamma-interferon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."