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Interferon-alpha

"Interferon-alpha" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

One of the type I interferons produced by peripheral blood leukocytes or lymphoblastoid cells. In addition to antiviral activity, it activates NATURAL KILLER CELLS and B-LYMPHOCYTES, and down-regulates VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR expression through PI-3 KINASE and MAPK KINASES signaling pathways.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Interferon-alpha" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Interferon-alpha" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 635 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 47 publications in 2013
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