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Aliases for IFNA7 Gene

Aliases for IFNA7 Gene

  • Interferon, Alpha 7 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-J1 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha-J 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha-J1 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha-7 3 4
  • LeIF J 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha-7 3
  • IFN-Alpha 7 3
  • IFN-AlphaJ 3
  • IFNA-J 3

External Ids for IFNA7 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA7 Gene

  • GC09M021529
  • GC09M021402
  • GC09M021191
  • GC09M021214
  • GC09M021224
  • GC09M021164
  • GC09M021228
  • GC09M021234
  • GC09M021237
  • GC09M021241
  • GC09M021244
  • GC09M021247
  • GC09M021251

Summaries for IFNA7 Gene

GeneCards Summary for IFNA7 Gene

IFNA7 (Interferon, Alpha 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA7 include acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis and hiv-1. Among its related pathways are PI3K-Akt signaling pathway and TGF-Beta Pathway. 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 IFNA7 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 IFNA7 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFNA7 Gene

Genomics for IFNA7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFNA7 Gene

Genomic Location for IFNA7 Gene

21,201,469 bp from pter
21,202,205 bp from pter
737 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for IFNA7 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for IFNA7 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFNA7 Gene

Proteins for IFNA7 Gene

  • Protein details for IFNA7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Interferon alpha-7
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q14607
    • Q5VV14

    Protein attributes for IFNA7 Gene

    189 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    22107 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for IFNA7 Gene

Proteomics data for IFNA7 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IFNA7 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for IFNA7 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFNA7 Gene

Domains for IFNA7 Gene

Gene Families for IFNA7 Gene

  • IFN :Interferons

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IFNA7 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P01567
  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with IFNA7: view

Function for IFNA7 Gene

Molecular function for IFNA7 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: interferon type I,alpha 7,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

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for IFNA7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IBA --
GO:0005126 cytokine receptor binding --
GO:0005132 type I interferon receptor binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA7: view

Phenotypes for IFNA7 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for IFNA7:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with IFNA7: view

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for IFNA7 Gene

Localization for IFNA7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA7 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for IFNA7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IFNA7 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFNA7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA7: view

Pathways for IFNA7 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with IFNA7: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFNA7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002250 adaptive immune response IBA --
GO:0002286 T cell activation involved in immune response IBA --
GO:0002323 natural killer cell activation involved in immune response IBA --
GO:0006952 defense response --
GO:0006959 humoral immune response IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA7: view

Transcripts for IFNA7 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for IFNA7 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IFNA7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IFNA7 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for IFNA7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IFNA7 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFNA7 Gene Hs.282274

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with IFNA7: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for IFNA7 Gene

Orthologs for IFNA7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IFNA7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 93 (a)
IFNA7 35
  • 98.06 (n)
  • 95.77 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 61 (a)
-- 36
  • 61 (a)
-- 36
  • 62 (a)
-- 36
  • 61 (a)
-- 36
  • 60 (a)
  • 60 (a)
  • 61 (a)
  • 62 (a)
  • 62 (a)
  • 60 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gm12597 36
  • 62 (a)
Gm13280 36
  • 60 (a)
Ifna1 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna11 36
  • 57 (a)
Ifna12 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna13 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna14 36
  • 58 (a)
Ifna2 36
  • 58 (a)
Ifna4 36
  • 55 (a)
Ifna5 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna6 36
  • 61 (a)
Ifna7 36
  • 59 (a)
Ifna9 36
  • 59 (a)
Ifnab 36
  • 59 (a)
Species with no ortholog for IFNA7:
  • 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 IFNA7 Gene

Gene Tree for IFNA7 (if available)
Gene Tree for IFNA7 (if available)

Paralogs for IFNA7 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for IFNA7 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for IFNA7 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with IFNA7: view

Variants for IFNA7 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFNA7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs7019230 -- 21,203,154(+) tgtaa(C/T)gttga upstream-variant-2KB
rs7045980 -- 21,202,411(+) aaagc(A/C)tttta upstream-variant-2KB
rs7046208 -- 21,202,409(+) tcaaa(A/G)ccttt upstream-variant-2KB
rs10757198 -- 21,202,336(+) TTATG(C/T)ACTCT upstream-variant-2KB
rs10757199 -- 21,202,357(+) TTAAA(G/T)ACGTT upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFNA7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv892724 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv892734 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv892735 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2738274 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv1305e201 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv516132 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv8425 CNV Gain+Loss 18304495
esv6326 CNV Loss 19470904
esv2738277 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for IFNA7 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA7 Gene

Disorders for IFNA7 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (2) Diseases for IFNA7 Gene including...

Search for IFNA7 Gene in MalaCards »

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for IFNA7 Gene

Relevant External Links for IFNA7

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IFNA7: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA7 Gene

Publications for IFNA7 Gene

  1. Identification of interferon-alpha 7, -alpha 14, and -alpha 21 variants in the genome of a large human population. (PMID: 8910771) Hussain M. … Liao M.-J. (J. Interferon Cytokine Res. 1996) 3 4 23
  2. Identification of nine interferon-alpha subtypes produced by Sendai virus-induced human peripheral blood leucocytes. (PMID: 9425112) Nyman T.A. … Kalkkinen N. (Biochem. J. 1998) 3 4
  3. 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
  4. Large-scale candidate gene analysis of spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus. (PMID: 20331378) Mosbruger T.L. … Thio C.L. (J. Infect. Dis. 2010) 3 48
  5. Cloning, expression and biological activity of a new variant of human interferon alpha identified in virus induced lymphoblastoid cells. (PMID: 2995168) Cohen S. … Shafferman A. (Dev. Biol. Stand. 1985) 3 4

Products for IFNA7 Gene

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Interferons & Receptors in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate IFNA7
  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for IFNA7
  • Block miRNA regulation of IFNA7 using miScript Target Protectors

Sources for IFNA7 Gene

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