INTERFERON ALFA N1
\ˌɪntəfˈi͡əɹən ˈalfəɹ ˈɛn wˈɒn], \ˌɪntəfˈiəɹən ˈalfəɹ ˈɛn wˈɒn], \ˌɪ_n_t_ə_f_ˈiə_ɹ_ə_n ˈa_l_f_ə_ɹ ˈɛ_n w_ˈɒ_n]\
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One of the type I interferons (INTERFERON TYPE I) produced by peripheral blood leukocytes or lymphoblastoid cells when exposed to live or inactivated virus, double-stranded RNA, or bacterial products. It is the major interferon produced by virus-induced leukocyte cultures and, in addition to its pronounced antiviral activity, it causes activation of NK cells.
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