IFA

Definition / meaning of IFA

A mixture of oil and water that is combined with a specific antigen to boost the immune response to that antigen. It is being studied in immunotherapy and as a way to increase the immune response to cancer vaccines. It is a type of immune modulator. Also called incomplete Freund’s adjuvant and Montanide ISA-51.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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