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      • blood protein amount
      • interferon amount

    • blood interferon amount   VT:0008548   (3)
    Definition: The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of proteins secreted by vertebrate cells in response to a wide variety of inducers; they confer resistance against many different viruses, inhibit proliferation of normal and malignant cells, impede multiplication of intracellular parasites, enhance macrophage and granulocyte phagocytosis, augment natural killer cell activity, and show several other immunomodulatory functions. [MeSH:D007372];

    MP:0008548 (abnormal circulating interferon level) is numbered similarly to VT:0008548 but is over in the MP ontology (semantics may or may not be similar).

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