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interferon gamma

 

Definition: interferon elaborated by T lymphocytes in response to either specific antigen or mitogenic stimulation; only one gene codes for gamma interferon. interferon ? behaves like a biologic response modifies and is highly immunoregulatory.

Synonym(s): antigen interferon, immune interferon

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