Karthikeya Patil Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore - 570 015 India
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Interferons are a family of proteins and glycoproteins that have a variety of biologic actions. Interferons were first discovered in 1957 and several clinical trials have been conducted since then to unravel the action and clinical applications of different types of interferons. This paper reviews the mechanism of action and clinical uses of different types of interferons.