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Interferon-beta MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Interferon-beta
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.440.890.275
D12.776.467.374.440.890.275
D23.529.374.440.890.275
Unique ID
D016899
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016899
Scope 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.
Entry Term(s)
Fiblaferon
Interferon, Fibroblast
Interferon, beta
Interferon, beta-1
Interferon-beta1
beta-1 Interferon
beta-Interferon
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
77238-31-4
Previous Indexing
Interferon Type I (1984-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; was INTERFERON, BETA see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91; INTERFERON, FIBROBLAST was see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91
Online Note
use INTERFERON TYPE I to search INTERFERON, BETA & INTERFERON, FIBROBLAST 1983-91
History Note
92; was INTERFERON, BETA see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91; INTERFERON, FIBROBLAST was see INTERFERON TYPE I 1983-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Interferon-beta Preferred
Fiblaferon Narrower
beta-1 Interferon Narrower
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