interferon gamma


Examples of interferon gamma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nadeau finally landed on the protein-coding gene interferon gamma, important in not only fighting infection, but also maintaining the delicate balance of T helpers. Melissa Pandika, Discover Magazine, 22 July 2015 To test this, Kohli plotted each child’s amount of exposure to pollution and secondhand smoke against the methylation and expression levels of Foxp3 and interferon gamma. Melissa Pandika, Discover Magazine, 22 July 2015 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, 13 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interferon gamma was circa 1982

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“Interferon gamma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

interferon gamma

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