Aliases for IFNA8 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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. Among its related pathways are Interferon gamma signaling 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 IFNA5.
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.