A class of @G02656@ (with sugar groups attached at specific locations) important in immune function. They are able to inhibit the multiplication of viruses in cells.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 158 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'interferons' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.I03095 RISBibTexEndNote