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Aliases for IFNA8 Gene

Aliases for IFNA8 Gene

  • Interferon, Alpha 8 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-B 2 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha Type 201 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-B2 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha-8 3 4
  • LeIF B 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha-8 3
  • IFN-AlphaB 3

External Ids for IFNA8 Gene

Summaries for IFNA8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for IFNA8 Gene

IFNA8 (Interferon, Alpha 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA8 include st. louis encephalitis 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 cytokine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNE.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA8 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 IFNA8 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFNA8 Gene

Genomics for IFNA8 Gene

Genomic Location for IFNA8 Gene

Start:
21,409,147 bp from pter
End:
21,410,185 bp from pter
Size:
1,039 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for IFNA8 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for IFNA8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFNA8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFNA8 Gene

Proteins for IFNA8 Gene

  • Protein details for IFNA8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P32881-IFNA8_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Interferon alpha-8
    Protein Accession:
    P32881
    Secondary Accessions:
    • P01565
    • P09236
    • Q5VWV7
    • Q5VYQ3

    Protein attributes for IFNA8 Gene

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

neXtProt entry for IFNA8 Gene

Proteomics data for IFNA8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IFNA8 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for IFNA8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFNA8 Gene

Domains for IFNA8 Gene

Gene Families for IFNA8 Gene

HGNC:
  • IFN :Interferons

Protein Domains for IFNA8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IFNA8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P32881

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

IFNA8_HUMAN
Family:
  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.:
    • P32881
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with IFNA8: view

Function for IFNA8 Gene

Molecular function for IFNA8 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: interferon type I,alpha 8,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 IFNA8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IBA --
GO:0005126 cytokine receptor binding TAS 6163083
GO:0005132 type I interferon receptor binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA8: view

Phenotypes for IFNA8 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for IFNA8:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with IFNA8: view

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for IFNA8 Gene

Localization for IFNA8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA8 Gene

Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for IFNA8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IFNA8 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFNA8 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 IFNA8: view

Pathways for IFNA8 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with IFNA8: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFNA8 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 IFNA8: view

Transcripts for IFNA8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for IFNA8 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 IFNA8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IFNA8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
IFNA8
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
IFNA8

Expression for IFNA8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IFNA8 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for IFNA8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (16.1), Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (13.4), and Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (5.8).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFNA8 Gene Hs.73890

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with IFNA8: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein expression and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for IFNA8 Gene

Orthologs for IFNA8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IFNA8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IFNA8 35
  • 98.94 (n)
  • 98.41 (a)
IFNA8 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 36
  • 61 (a)
ManyToMany
IFNAA 36
  • 59 (a)
ManyToMany
IFNAG 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
IFNAG 36
  • 61 (a)
ManyToMany
IFNAH 36
  • 59 (a)
ManyToMany
INFAF 36
  • 59 (a)
ManyToMany
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gm12597 36
  • 62 (a)
ManyToMany
Gm13280 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna1 36
  • 62 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna11 36
  • 59 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna12 36
  • 63 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna13 36
  • 63 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna14 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna2 36
  • 61 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna4 36
  • 58 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna5 36
  • 63 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna6 36
  • 64 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna7 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifna9 36
  • 61 (a)
ManyToMany
Ifnab 36
  • 61 (a)
ManyToMany
Species with no ortholog for IFNA8:
  • 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 IFNA8 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for IFNA8 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for IFNA8 (if available)

Paralogs for IFNA8 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for IFNA8 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with IFNA8: view

Variants for IFNA8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFNA8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1330321 -- 21,407,376(-) AAACA(C/T)AAGAC upstream-variant-2KB
rs1330322 -- 21,407,251(-) ATTGC(A/G)TGTTA upstream-variant-2KB
rs3739630 - 21,409,585(-) GTCCT(C/T)GTACA missense, reference
rs4142400 -- 21,407,320(+) TCCAT(G/T)ctaca upstream-variant-2KB
rs4978115 -- 21,407,605(+) GGGAT(A/G)TTACT upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFNA8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv892724 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2752289 CNV Gain 17911159
nsv892738 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv466297 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv892739 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for IFNA8 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
IFNA8

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA8 Gene

Disorders for IFNA8 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for IFNA8 Gene

Relevant External Links for IFNA8

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
IFNA8
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
IFNA8
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IFNA8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA8 Gene

Publications for IFNA8 Gene

  1. Interferon-alpha 8b is the only variant of interferon-alpha 8 identified in a large human population. (PMID: 8836918) Hussain M. … Testa D. (J. Interferon Cytokine Res. 1996) 3 4 23
  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
  3. Genetic susceptibility to respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis is predominantly associated with innate immune genes. (PMID: 17703412) Janssen R. … Hoebee B. (J. Infect. Dis. 2007) 3 48
  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. Interleukin-9 polymorphism in infants with respiratory syncytial virus infection: an opposite effect in boys and girls. (PMID: 20503287) Schuurhof A. … Janssen R. (Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2010) 3 48

Products for IFNA8 Gene

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Inflammatory Response & Autoimmunity 384HT in human,mouse,rat
    • Interferons & Receptors in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate IFNA8
  • 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 IFNA8
  • Block miRNA regulation of IFNA8 using miScript Target Protectors

Sources for IFNA8 Gene

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