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alpha interferon

n :  an interferon produced by various white blood cells that inhibits viral replication, suppresses cell proliferation, and regulates immune response and that is used in a form obtained from recombinant DNA to treat hairy cell leukemia, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, condylomata acuminata, and certain chronic hepatitides - called also interferon alpha  - compare BETA INTERFERON GAMMA INTERFERON  .
 
 

 
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