type II interferon

type II interferon

immune interferon, interferon-gamma;
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While all viruses trigger a cytokine response in the body, Halstead said influenza tends to create a surge in a particular cytokine called type II interferon, which may be why influenza can be worse than other such viruses as rhinovirus or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
The molecular mechanisms underlying type I and type II interferon functioning are actually more distinct than we previously imagined.
By combining type I and type II interferons, Grubman produced another patented antiviral vaccine-delivery technology that rapidly blocks FMD virus in pigs.