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Chemical Interferons

Name Interferons
Equivalent Term Interferon
CAS Registry Number 9008-11-1
Definition 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.
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Genes
MeSH® ID D007372
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Cytokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Interferons Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Interferons Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  (2-sulfo-9-fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl)7-interferon-alpha2
  inteferon phi2, zebrafish
  interferon eicosapeptide (human lymphoblastoid)
  interferon-epsilon, human
  interferon-epsilon, mouse
View node Interferon-gamma
  interferon-lambda3, mouse
  interferon phi1, zebrafish
View node Interferon Type I Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  locteron
  Novaferon