Interferon- in the Management of Infectious Diseases

  title={Interferon- in the Management of Infectious Diseases},
  author={John I. Gallin and Joshua M Farber and Steven M Holland and Thomas B Nutman},
  booktitle={Annals of Internal Medicine},
Dr. John I. Gallin (Laboratory of Host Defenses, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland): The interferons are a group of proteins and glycoproteins that are produced in response to infection. They are species-specific and can be induced by many viral and nonviral agents, including bacterial lipopolysaccharides and parasitic protozoa. Interferon- will induce both itself and interferon- [1]. The history of interferons dates back to the 1950s, when they were… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 64 references

Successful treatment

  • S Sundar, F Rosenkaimer, HW. Murray
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 1995
1 Excerpt

Interferon-y and host antimicrobial defense: current and future clinical applications

  • HW Murray
  • Am J Med
  • 1994
2 Excerpts

Interferon-y induces tyrosine phosphorylation of interferon-y receptor and regulated association of protein tyrosine kinases, Jakl and Jak2, with its receptor

  • K Igarashi, G Garotta, L Ozmen, A Ziemiecki, AF Wilks, AG Harper
  • J Biol Chem
  • 1994
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…