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Human leukocyte interferon (IFN-α) was induced in cultures of human peripheral blood mononuclear leukocytes (PBML) from seropositive healthy donors infected by mumps virus, or by a human lung carcinoma cell line (Pc-10) persistently infected with mumps virus (Pc-10/MpV). Adherent cells (Mφ), non-T, non-B cells and B cells all produced IFN in response to mumps virus or Pc-10/MpV cells. The non-T, non-B cells co-cultured with Pc-10/MpV cells produced high-titred IFN. However, T cells did not produce any antiviral factors even in the presence of Mφ. Furthermore, T cells activated with phytohaemagglutinin (PHA-P), concanavalin A or treated with u.v.-irradiated mumps virus, or Pc-10/MpV cells pretreated with mitomycin C did not produce any antiviral factors in response to either mumps virus or Pc-10/MpV cells.

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1981-06-01
2019-10-22
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