Aliases for IFNA17 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA17 Gene
GeneCards Summary for IFNA17 Gene
IFNA17 (Interferon, Alpha 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA17 include croup. Among its related pathways are Platelet activation, signaling and aggregation and Immune System. 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 IFNA17 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.