Aliases for IFNE Gene
External Ids for IFNE Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNE Gene
GeneCards Summary for IFNE Gene
IFNE (Interferon Epsilon) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Type I Interferon Signaling Pathways and RIG-I/MDA5 mediated induction of IFN-alpha/beta pathways. GO annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and type I interferon receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNA1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNE Gene
Type I interferon required for maintaining basal levels of IFN-regulated genes, including 2-5-oligoadenylate synthetase, IRF7 and ISG15, in the female reproductive tract. Directly mediates protection against viral and bacterial genital infections (By similarity).