Prelude to the Interferon System

  • William E. StewartII


The Interferon System has now been actively explored for 21 years since Alick Isaacs discovered it, and research on the System seems to have matured with the normal amount of growing pains and struggle for recognition. Ten years ago, Jan Vilcek (1969) concluded his Monograph on Interferon with a reflection by a fellow scientist’s teasing “do you really think interferon exists?” It now appears that it does.


Health Service Research Prokaryotic Cell Russian Literature Artificial Regulation Career Development Award 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • William E. StewartII
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  1. 1.Interferon LaboratoriesSloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer ResarchNew YorkUSA

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