interferon beta

noun

Definition of interferon beta

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1981

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interferon beta

noun

medical Definition of interferon beta

: beta interferon
  • Derived from genetically modified hamster cells, the drug is identical to the human body's own interferon beta, which acts to suppress wayward immune responses.
  • Scientific AmericanJanuary 1999

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