Interferon alpha – dark

Free illustration of human interferon alpha-2a as a surface model with implied ribbon model on dark background. Alpha-interferon is produced by many cell types in response to the recognition of viral or bacterial nucleic acid. It activates surrounding cells in which proteins are produced that inhibit further (viral) protein synthesis in those cells and promote degradation of viral and cellular RNA. – Illustration based on structural data from Klaus, W., Gsell, B., Labhardt, A.M., Wipf, B., Senn, H.


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