Medical Definition of Fibroblast interferon

1. 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. Synonym: fibroblast interferon. Pharmacological action: adjuvants, immunologic, antineoplastic agent, antiviral agents. Chemical name: Interferon-alphaB (human leukocyte protein moiety reduced) (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibroblast Interferon

fibrinous pleurisy
fibrinous polyp
fibrins
fibrinuria
fibrists
fibro
fibro-
fibro-osteoma
fibroadenoma
fibroadipose
fibroareolar
fibroblast
fibroblast growth factor
fibroblast growth factor receptor
fibroblast growth factor receptor-like embryonic kinase
fibroblast interferon (current term)
fibroblastic
fibroblastoid
fibroblasts
fibrocalcific
fibrocarcinoma
fibrocartilage
fibrocartilaginous
fibrocartilaginous ring
fibrocartilago
fibrocartilago basalis
fibrocartilago interarticularis
fibrocartilago intervertebralis
fibrocaseous peritonitis
fibrocellular

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