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 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 IFNA8 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.