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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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Comparison of a whole-blood interferon gamma assay with tuberculin skin testing for detecting latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
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.
Fernandez-Olivera et al., "Adjuvant interferon gamma in patients with drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis: a pilot study," BMC Infectious Diseases, vol.
Li, "Association between interferon gamma receptor 1-56C/T gene polymorphism and tuberculosis susceptibility: a meta-analysis," Chinese Medical Journal, vol.
Ivanov, "Human interferon gamma: significance of the C-terminal flexible domain for its biological activity," Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol.
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Updated guidelines for using interferon gamma release assays to detect Mycobacteriumtuberculosis infection - United States, 2010.
burgdorferi antigens and the activated effector T cells produce the cytokine interferon gamma (IFN-[gamma]) when stimulated by these antigens.
Hep-c nano-adjuvant increases cytokines antiviral interferon gamma up to 400% and also increases proliferation of white corpuscles after they face hepatitis B virus antigen.
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