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interferon-gamma

[‚in·tər¦fir‚än ′gam·ə]
(immunology)
An interferon produced by T lymphocytes and large granular lymphocytes in response to foreign macromolecules.
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Interferon gamma (IFN[gamma]) produced by TH1 cells would affect the role and function of macrophages in phagocyting the infectious agents that enter the body, while IL2 helps the proliferation of T-cell whereas IL12 has a role in the growth process of the TH1.
Genetic polymorphisms in the promoter of the interferon gamma receptor 1 gene are associated with atopic cataracts.
Recently, new in vitro immune assays called interferon gamma release assays (IGRAs) have been introduced as an alternative tests for diagnosis of LTBI.
The study was approved by the ERB of the Institute and permission was taken from the Ministry of Health to import and use interferon gamma for hepatitis C patients.
In the study, researchers looked at interferon gamma responses in epithelial and endothelial cells to control tuberculosis in mice.
La funcion del interferon gamma es estimular la produccion de macrofagos, que son celulas gigantes que destruyen germenes y bacterias en caso de infeccion, con lo cual refuerzan considerablemente al sistema inmunologico.
More recently, Gottlober et al used low-dose interferon gamma at 100 [micro]g three times per week subcutaneously for 6 months and then once weekly for 6 months as a treatment for RIF.
While the interferon gamma assay uses species-specific monoclonal antibodies, the new test uses a detection method that will likely work for many mammals.
Antidepressants enhance production of interleukin 10 and significantly suppress the ratio of interferon gamma to interleukin 10, reported Marta Kubera, Ph.
Johnson and his colleagues tested interferon gamma for MS in pilot clinical trials.
Reversal in fatigued athletes of a defect in interferon gamma secretion after administration of Lactobacillus acidophilus.
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