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Interferon Alfa (BALL-1)



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

A glycoprotein of molecular weight 13'000 - 21'000 produced from human lymphoblastoid cells (BALL-1) induced with Sendai virus.

Foreign Names

  • Interferonum alfa (BALL-1) (Latin)
  • Interferon alfa (BALL-1) (German)
  • Interf√©ron alfa (BALL-1) (French)
  • Interfer√≥n alfa (BALL-1) (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Interferon Alfa (BALL-1) (OS: JAN)
  • Interferon Alfa (BALL-1) (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Hapgen
    Tri-Prime Genetic Enginering, China
  • OIF
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan


JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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