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1. Interferon
Any of several glycoprotein s that help the body fight off viral infections. During a viral invasion, infected cells produce three kinds of interferon (alpha, beta, and gamma) which circulate in the blood stream and help make uninfected cells immune to the attack. Interferon was discovered in 1957 by Alick Isaacs.

2. Interferon alpha
The main type of interferon (a glycoprotein ) produced by the white blood cell s. It is also manufactured pharmacologically to treat hairy-cell leukemia .

3. Interferons
Proteins released by cells in response to viral infection; activate the synthesis and secretion of antiviral proteins.

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