2015 Therapeutic Proteins

Question 2

Cytokines have not been more extensively used as therapeutic agents because they: Answer

            A. produce a fatal hypotension in a large proportion of patients.
            B. invoke complicated cascades that result in unpredictable effects.
            C. have an extremely long half-life.
            D. must be administered intra-arterial, as close to the desired site of action as possible.
            E. suppress bone marrow.

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