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Interferon-beta

"Interferon-beta" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Interferon-beta" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Interferon-beta" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 242 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.