interferon gamma

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web For example, Casanova and others have found more than a dozen mutations that disrupt the body's ability to battle non-TB mycobacteria, and all of them mess with interferon gamma—a key immune system activator. Claudia Wallis, Scientific American, "Extreme Flu? Weird Encephalitis? It May Be Your Genes," 13 July 2018

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circa 1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Interferon gamma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interferon%20gamma. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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interferon gamma

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