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Interferon Beta

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L03AB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0074899-71-1

Chemical Formula

C908-H1406-N246-O252-S7

Molecular Weight

20025

Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Antineoplastic agent

Immunostimulant

Biological response modifier, BRM

Treatment of multiple sclerosis, MS

Chemical Name

A secreted protein known previously as fibroplast interferon, tat is produced according to te information coded by te specis of interferon gene

Foreign Names

  • Interferonum beta (Latin)
  • Interferon beta (German)
  • Interféron bêta (French)
  • Interferón beta (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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