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Interferon-beta Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Fiblaferon; Interferon, beta; Interferon, beta-1; Interferon-beta1; beta-1 Interferon Show All >>

Networked: 2597 relevant articles (207 outcomes, 361 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Interferon-beta is Relevant

  1. Multiple Sclerosis : 58 outcomes 99 studies in 915 results
  2. Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis : 26 outcomes 53 studies in 218 results
  3. Infection : 17 outcomes 21 studies in 321 results
  4. Chronic Hepatitis C : 14 outcomes 8 studies in 70 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 11 outcomes 31 studies in 183 results
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Drugs Related to Interferon-beta

  1. copolymer 1 (glatiramer acetate)
  2. Neutralizing Antibodies
  3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)
  4. Interferons
  5. natalizumab (Tysabri)
  6. Azathioprine (Imuran)
  7. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  8. Antibodies
  9. Cytokines
  10. Nimustine
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Therapies Related to Interferon-beta

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  4. Subcutaneous Injections
  5. Immunomodulation
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