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 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 IFNA17 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.