interferon alpha (alpha)

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in·ter·fer·on al·pha (α)

(in'tĕr-fēr'on-al'fă)
The major interferon made by virus-induced leukocytes; several different subtypes exist that are elaborated by leukocytes in response to viral infection or to stimulation with double-stranded RNA.
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Amarillo Biosciences, founded in 1984, is a world leader in the development of oral interferon alpha as a treatment for a variety of conditions including Sjogren's syndrome, fibromyalgia, opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV positive, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
NASDAQ:AMAR) announced today that a study will commence this month to test low dose oral interferon alpha as a combination treatment with high dose injectable interferon alpha in hepatitis C patients in Canada and Mexico.
is one of the leading companies developing oral interferon alpha as a treatment of a variety of diseases including oral mucositis in cancer patients, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and Sjogren's Syndrome.
is one the leading companies developing oral interferon alpha as a treatment of a variety of diseases including oral mucositis in cancer patients, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Sjogren's Syndrome.