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Substance Name: Interferon beta [INN:BAN:JAN]
RN: 74899-71-1

Note

  • 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.
 

Classification Codes

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Immunologic Factors

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Interferon beta [INN:BAN:JAN]

Synonyms

  • A secreted protein, known previously as fibroblast interferon, that is produced according to the information coded by a species of interferon gene
  • Feron
  • Fiblaferon
  • Fibroblast interferon
  • FIF
  • Frone
  • Interferon beta
  • Interferon beta (human)
  • Nafron

Systematic Name

  • A secreted protein that is produced according to the information coded by a species of interferon gene and that exerts non-specific antiviral activity at least in homologous cells through cellular metabolic processes involving synthesis of both ribonucleic acid and protein

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 74899-71-1

System Generated Number

  • 0074899711