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Are interferon and peg-interferon different?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: PEG interferone

Peg (pegylated) interferon is a long acting interferon, used to treat hepatitis b and c.
Interferons are proteins released in the body in response to viral infections. Interferons are important for fighting viruses in the body, for regulating reproduction of cells, and for regulating the immune system.

In brief: PEG interferone

Peg (pegylated) interferon is a long acting interferon, used to treat hepatitis b and c.
Interferons are proteins released in the body in response to viral infections. Interferons are important for fighting viruses in the body, for regulating reproduction of cells, and for regulating the immune system.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

Difficult to explain on a molecular level but peg stands for pegylated-interferon which has better efficacy in treatment.

In brief: Yes

Difficult to explain on a molecular level but peg stands for pegylated-interferon which has better efficacy in treatment.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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