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beta interferon

noun

Definition of beta interferon

  1. :  an interferon produced especially by fibroblasts that is used in a form obtained from recombinant DNA especially in the treatment of multiple sclerosis marked by recurrent attacks alternating with periods of remission — compare alpha interferon, gamma interferon



1980

First Known Use of beta interferon

1980


Medical Dictionary

beta interferon

noun

Medical Definition of beta interferon

  1. :  an interferon that is produced especially by fibroblasts, possesses antiviral activity, and is used in a form obtained from recombinant DNA especially in the treatment of multiple sclerosis marked by recurrent attacks alternating with periods of remission—compare alpha interferon, gamma interferon




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