alpha interferon


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alpha interferon

n.
Any of a family of glycoproteins that are secreted by cells as part of the immune response in vertebrates or are produced synthetically for use in treating viral infections and certain cancers. Also called interferon alpha.
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Effectiveness of alpha interferon (+ ribavirin) in the treatment of chronic viral hepatitis C genotypes 2 and 3 in a Brazilian sample.
Ligand-stimulated down regulation of the alpha interferon receptor: role of protein kinase D2.
Also, there are some hopes for finding a cure for hepatitis D as about 25 to 30 percent of patients affected by the disease showed signs of improvement after taking a drug called alpha interferon.
Heim, "Inhibition of alpha interferon signaling by hepatitis B virus," Journal of Virology, vol.
Response of hepatitis C patients to alpha interferon and ribavirin combination therapy.
Hepatitis C alpha interferon, anxiety and depression disorders.
(6,7) When intervention is recommended, intralesional corticosteroid injections, alpha interferon, vincristine, sclerotherapy, cryotherapy, or pharmacotherapy are all possible treatment modalities.
to provide access to its natural alpha interferon for patients that have become intolerant to treatment with recombinant interferon or where such treatment fails.
Treatment of chronic non-A, non-B hepatitis with recombinant human alpha interferon. A preliminary report.
Hemispherx Biopharma, a United States-based biopharmaceutical company, has signed a formal collaborative research agreement to test Alferon N Injection, the only multi-species, natural alpha interferon commercially approved in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
A survey of adverse events in 11,241 patients with chronic viral hepatitis treated with alpha interferon. J Hepatol.