Synonyms and Antonyms for beta-interferon

1. beta-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced by fibroblasts and have antiviral effects; used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

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2. beta-adrenoceptor (n.)

receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat)

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3. gamma-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes

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4. alpha-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced endogenously and commercially for its pharmacological effects (including regulation of the immune system and antiviral and antineoplastic effects)

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5. beta-adrenergic blocker (n.)

any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system

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6. interferon (n.)

an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus

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7. beta (n.)

the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet

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8. beta (adj.)

second in order of importance

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10. beta (adj.)

preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product

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