The actions of interferon are potentiated at elevated temperature

  title={The actions of interferon are potentiated at elevated temperature},
  author={I. D. Heron and K. van der Berg},
INTERFERON was discovered1 because of its antiviral properties, but interferon preparations have other biological activities. These include inhibition of transplanted tumours in vivo2 and of cell multiplication in vitro3,4, as well as regulatory roles in the immune response5. The effects of interferon on immune responses in vivo and in vitro have mostly been known as inhibitory, in particular on B-cell functions, whereas we have discovered augmented killer T-cell generation in vitro in the… CONTINUE READING


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