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What is intron a (interferon alfa 2b)?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Interferon alfa-2b

Interferon Alpha 2b, made from recombinant dna, used in the treament of several illnesses.
A poor name -- an intron is defined to be a portion that is transcribed by messenger RNA but then the corresponding portion of messenger RNA is removed by RNA splicing before translation.

In brief: Interferon alfa-2b

Interferon Alpha 2b, made from recombinant dna, used in the treament of several illnesses.
A poor name -- an intron is defined to be a portion that is transcribed by messenger RNA but then the corresponding portion of messenger RNA is removed by RNA splicing before translation.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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