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Descriptor English:   Interferon-beta 
Descriptor Spanish:   Interferón beta 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Interferon beta 
Synonyms English:   Fiblaferon
Fibroblast Interferon
Interferon beta
Interferon beta1
Interferon, Fibroblast
Interferon, beta
Interferon, beta 1
Interferon, beta-1
beta 1 Interferon
beta Interferon
beta-1 Interferon
Tree Number:   D12.644.276.374.440.890.275
Definition English:   One of the type I interferons produced by fibroblasts in response to stimulation by live or inactivated virus or by double-stranded RNA. It is a cytokine with antiviral, antiproliferative, and immunomodulating activity. 
Pharmacological Action:   Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Immunologic Factors
History Note English:   92; was INTERFERON, BETA see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91; INTERFERON, FIBROBLAST was see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
DE drug effects EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure UR urine
Record Number:   30032 
Unique Identifier:   D016899 

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