name: type I interferon production
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def: "The appearance of type I interferon due to biosynthesis or secretion following a cellular stimulus, resulting in an increase in its intracellular or extracellular levels. Type I interferons include the interferon-alpha, beta, delta, episilon, zeta, kappa, tau, and omega gene families." [GOC:add, ISBN:0126896631, PMID:15546383, PMID:16681834]
comment: Note that this term is in the subset of terms that should not be used for direct gene product annotation. Instead, select one of the 'regulation' children terms.
synonym: "interferon type I production" EXACT 
synonym: "type I IFN production" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "type I interferon biosynthetic process" NARROW 
synonym: "type I interferon secretion" NARROW 
is_a: GO:0001816 ! cytokine production
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