Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 16 - Innate Host Defenses - Self Quiz - Page 497: 19

Answer

(d) Interferon

Work Step by Step

Cells enter an antiviral state and produce antiviral proteins (AVPs) in response to the presence of interferons. Interferons are released in response to viral infections, endotoxins and many parasitic organisms. It is made by recombinant DNA technology.
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