Aliases for IGHA1 Gene
External Ids for IGHA1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IGHA1 Gene
GeneCards Summary for IGHA1 Gene
IGHA1 (Immunoglobulin Heavy Constant Alpha 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IGHA1 include Intracranial Hypertension, Idiopathic and Myeloma. Among its related pathways are Vesicle-mediated transport and Binding and Uptake of Ligands by Scavenger Receptors. GO annotations related to this gene include antigen binding and immunoglobulin receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IGHA2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IGHA1 Gene
Ig alpha is the major immunoglobulin class in body secretions. It may serve both to defend against local infection and to prevent access of foreign antigens to the general immunologic system.