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Definition of Alpha interferon

Alpha interferon: A protein produced by the body in response to an infection. There are 3 major classes of interferon -- alpha, beta, and gamma.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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