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Interferons

"Interferons" 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.

Proteins secreted by vertebrate cells in response to a wide variety of inducers. They confer resistance against many different viruses, inhibit proliferation of normal and malignant cells, impede multiplication of intracellular parasites, enhance macrophage and granulocyte phagocytosis, augment natural killer cell activity, and show several other immunomodulatory functions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Interferons" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Interferons" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 270 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2010
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