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Aliases for IFNA1 Gene

Aliases for IFNA1 Gene

  • Interferon, Alpha 1 2 3 5
  • Interferon Alpha 1b 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-D 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha-1/13 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha 1b 2 3
  • LeIF D 3 4
  • Interferon-Alpha1 3
  • IFNA1 IFNA13 4
  • IFN-AlphaD 3
  • IFNA13 3
  • IFNA@ 3
  • IFL 3
  • IFN 3

External Ids for IFNA1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA1 Gene

  • GC09P021768
  • GC09P021641
  • GC09P021430
  • GC09P021424
  • GC09P021427

Summaries for IFNA1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for IFNA1 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is produced by macrophages and has antiviral activity. This gene is intronless and the encoded protein is secreted. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]

GeneCards Summary for IFNA1 Gene

IFNA1 (Interferon, Alpha 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA1 include Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B. Among its related pathways are RIG-I/MDA5 mediated induction of IFN-alpha/beta pathways and Allograft rejection. GO annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and type I interferon receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNE.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA1 Gene

  • Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.

Gene Wiki entry for IFNA1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFNA1 Gene

Genomics for IFNA1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFNA1 Gene

Enhancers for IFNA1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around IFNA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for IFNA1 Gene

21,409,169 bp from pter
21,441,316 bp from pter
32,148 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for IFNA1 Gene

Genes around IFNA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
IFNA1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for IFNA1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFNA1 Gene

Proteins for IFNA1 Gene

  • Protein details for IFNA1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Interferon alpha-1/13
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D4Q9M8
    • Q14605
    • Q2M1L8
    • Q52LB8
    • Q5VYQ2
    • Q7M4Q1
    • Q8WZ68
    • Q9UMJ3

    Protein attributes for IFNA1 Gene

    189 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    21725 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Interferons alpha-1 and alpha-13 have identical protein sequences.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for IFNA1 Gene

neXtProt entry for IFNA1 Gene

Proteomics data for IFNA1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IFNA1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for IFNA1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for IFNA1 (IFNA1/13)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFNA1 Gene

Domains & Families for IFNA1 Gene

Gene Families for IFNA1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.
  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with IFNA1: view

No data available for Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IFNA1 Gene

Function for IFNA1 Gene

Molecular function for IFNA1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
interferon type I,alpha 1,leukocyte
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with IFNA1: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for IFNA1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target IFNA1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for IFNA1 Gene

Localization for IFNA1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for IFNA1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IFNA1 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
nucleus 3
cytosol 2
endosome 2
mitochondrion 2
plasma membrane 2
cytoskeleton 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFNA1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for IFNA1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with IFNA1: view

SIGNOR curated interactions for IFNA1 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFNA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002286 T cell activation involved in immune response IBA --
GO:0006952 defense response IEA --
GO:0006959 humoral immune response IBA --
GO:0007596 blood coagulation TAS --
GO:0019221 cytokine-mediated signaling pathway IBA,TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA1: view

Drugs & Compounds for IFNA1 Gene

(77) Drugs for IFNA1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(51) Additional Compounds for IFNA1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with IFNA1: view

Transcripts for IFNA1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for IFNA1 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(5) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IFNA1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IFNA1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for IFNA1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IFNA1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for IFNA1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (x8.9) and Brain - Cerebellum (x7.9).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFNA1 Gene Hs.37026

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with IFNA1: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for IFNA1 Gene

Orthologs for IFNA1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IFNA1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IFNA13 35
  • 99.12 (n)
  • 98.41 (a)
-- 36
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 62 (a)
-- 36
  • 62 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
-- 36
  • 61 (a)
-- 36
  • 62 (a)
  • 61 (a)
  • 62 (a)
  • 63 (a)
  • 61 (a)
  • 61 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gm12597 36
  • 62 (a)
Gm13280 36
  • 63 (a)
Ifna1 36
  • 63 (a)
Ifna11 36
  • 59 (a)
Ifna12 36
  • 62 (a)
Ifna13 36
  • 65 (a)
Ifna14 36
  • 60 (a)
Ifna2 36
  • 59 (a)
Ifna4 36
  • 60 (a)
Ifna5 36
  • 63 (a)
Ifna6 36
  • 65 (a)
Ifna7 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna9 36
  • 64 (a)
Ifnab 36
  • 60 (a)
Species with no ortholog for IFNA1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for IFNA1 Gene

Gene Tree for IFNA1 (if available)
Gene Tree for IFNA1 (if available)

Paralogs for IFNA1 Gene

(18) SIMAP similar genes for IFNA1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with IFNA1: view

Variants for IFNA1 Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA1 Gene

Two forms exist; alpha-1a (shown here) and alpha-1b (PubMed:11032395).

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFNA1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2230050 - 21,440,917(+) GAATG(A/C/T)GGACT reference, missense
rs1758567 - 21,440,536(+) GATGG(C/T)CCTGG reference, missense
VAR_025173 -
rs1065752 -- 21,440,506(+) ATCTA(C/G/T)GATGG utr-variant-5-prime
rs1065753 -- 21,441,080(+) TAACA(C/T)CTGGT utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFNA1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv892724 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2752289 CNV Gain 17911159
nsv466297 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv892739 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for IFNA1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 64.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.57; 72.27% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Relevant External Links for IFNA1 Gene

Disorders for IFNA1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(67) MalaCards diseases for IFNA1 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
hepatitis c
  • chronic hepatitis c
hepatitis b
  • chronic hepatitis b
  • hepatitis a
kidney cancer
  • renal cell carcinoma
hepatitis d
  • delta hepatitis
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search IFNA1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for IFNA1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IFNA1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for IFNA1 Gene

Publications for IFNA1 Gene

  1. Cytokine gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to juvenile idiopathic arthritis. British Paediatric Rheumatology Study Group. (PMID: 11315919) Donn R.P. … Thomson W. (Arthritis Rheum. 2001) 3 48 67
  2. Mapping of the shortest region of overlap of deletions of the short arm of chromosome 9 associated with human neoplasia. (PMID: 1385305) Olopade O.I. … Diaz M.O. (Genomics 1992) 2 3 23
  3. Genetic variation at the IRF7/PHRF1 locus is associated with autoantibody profile and serum interferon-alpha activity in lupus patients. (PMID: 20112359) Salloum R. … Niewold T.B. (Arthritis Rheum. 2010) 3 23
  4. Age- and sex-related patterns of serum interferon-alpha activity in lupus families. (PMID: 18576315) Niewold T.B. … Crow M.K. (Arthritis Rheum. 2008) 3 23
  5. Interferon-alpha controls IL-17 expression in vitro and in vivo. (PMID: 18926293) Moschen A.R. … Tilg H. (Immunobiology 2008) 3 23

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