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Aliases for IFNW1 Gene

Aliases for IFNW1 Gene

  • Interferon, Omega 1 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-II-1 4
  • Interferon Omega-1 2
  • IFN-Omega 1 2

External Ids for IFNW1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNW1 Gene

  • GC09M021468
  • GC09M021341
  • GC09M021130

Summaries for IFNW1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for IFNW1 Gene

IFNW1 (Interferon, Omega 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNW1 include dengue hemorrhagic fever. Among its related pathways are Interferon Pathway and RIG-I/MDA5 mediated induction of IFN-alpha/beta pathways. GO annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and cytokine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNE.

Gene Wiki entry for IFNW1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFNW1 Gene

Genomics for IFNW1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFNW1 Gene

Genomic Location for IFNW1 Gene

21,140,214 bp from pter
21,142,145 bp from pter
1,932 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for IFNW1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for IFNW1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFNW1 Gene

Proteins for IFNW1 Gene

  • Protein details for IFNW1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Interferon omega-1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q13168
    • Q5U802
    • Q5VWD0
    • Q7M4P5

    Protein attributes for IFNW1 Gene

    195 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    22319 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for IFNW1 Gene

neXtProt entry for IFNW1 Gene

Proteomics data for IFNW1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IFNW1 Gene

Other Protein References for IFNW1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFNW1 Gene

Domains for IFNW1 Gene

Gene Families for IFNW1 Gene

  • IFN :Interferons

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IFNW1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P05000
  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.
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Function for IFNW1 Gene

Molecular function for IFNW1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: interferon type I,omega 1,leukocyte

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for IFNW1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IBA --
GO:0005126 cytokine receptor binding TAS 1647209
GO:0005132 type I interferon receptor binding IBA --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for IFNW1 Gene

Localization for IFNW1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNW1 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for IFNW1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IFNW1 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFNW1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IBA --
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Pathways for IFNW1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFNW1 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 --
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Transcripts for IFNW1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for IFNW1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for IFNW1 Gene

Interferon, omega 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IFNW1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IFNW1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for IFNW1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IFNW1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for IFNW1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (4.3) and Brain - Cortex (4.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for IFNW1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFNW1 Gene Hs.73010

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for IFNW1 Gene

Orthologs for IFNW1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IFNW1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IFNW1 35
  • 99.32 (n)
  • 98.97 (a)
IFNW1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 65 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 66 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
-- 36
  • 66 (a)
-- 36
  • 65 (a)
-- 36
  • 65 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 65 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 65 (a)
-- 36
  • 66 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
-- 36
  • 55 (a)
  • 64 (a)
  • 59 (a)
IFNW1 36
  • 63 (a)
LOC100336885 35
  • 79.21 (n)
  • 67.53 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ifnz 16
Species with no ortholog for IFNW1:
  • 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 IFNW1 Gene

Gene Tree for IFNW1 (if available)
Gene Tree for IFNW1 (if available)

Paralogs for IFNW1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for IFNW1 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for IFNW1 Gene

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Variants for IFNW1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFNW1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2230055 - 21,141,288(-) CAGAG(A/C)GCTCC missense, reference
rs3750476 -- 21,141,373(+) CCTTT(C/T)ACCAT reference, synonymous-codon
rs5896925 -- 21,142,274(+) CAGCC(-/T)TTTAA upstream-variant-2KB
rs7023569 -- 21,144,072(+) tcctg(A/T)atggt upstream-variant-2KB
rs10511694 -- 21,143,021(-) AGGTC(A/G)CCACT upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFNW1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv892724 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv892733 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv892734 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for IFNW1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNW1 Gene

Disorders for IFNW1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for IFNW1 Gene including...

Search for IFNW1 Gene in MalaCards »

Relevant External Links for IFNW1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNW1 Gene

Publications for IFNW1 Gene

  1. Human interferon omega 1: isolation of the gene, expression in Chinese hamster ovary cells and characterization of the recombinant protein. (PMID: 1647209) Adolf G.R. … Zoephel A. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1991) 3 4 23
  2. Purification and characterization of natural human interferon omega 1. Two alternative cleavage sites for the signal peptidase. (PMID: 1693148) Adolf G.R. … Cantell K. (J. Biol. Chem. 1990) 3 4 23
  3. Polymorphism discovery and association analyses of the interferon genes in type 1 diabetes. (PMID: 16504056) Morris G.A. … Todd J.A. (BMC Genet. 2006) 3 23 48
  4. Cloning, sequencing and expression in E. coli of interferon-omega 1 gene. (PMID: 8142025) Li M.F. … Hou Y.D. (Sci. China, Ser. B, Chem. Life Sci. Earth Sci. 1993) 4 23
  5. Two distinct families of human and bovine interferon-alpha genes are coordinately expressed and encode functional polypeptides. (PMID: 2985969) Capon D.J. … Goeddel D.V. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 1985) 3 4

Products for IFNW1 Gene

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Inflammatory Response & Autoimmunity 384HT in human,mouse,rat
    • Interferons & Receptors in human,mouse,rat
    • Type I Interferon Response in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate IFNW1
  • 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 IFNW1
  • Block miRNA regulation of IFNW1 using miScript Target Protectors

Sources for IFNW1 Gene

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