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Aliases for IFNA5 Gene

Aliases for IFNA5 Gene

  • Interferon, Alpha 5 2 3
  • Interferon Alpha-61 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha-G 3 4
  • IFN-Alpha-5 3 4
  • LeIF G 3 4
  • Interferon Alpha-5 3
  • IFN-AlphaG 3
  • INFA5 3
  • INA5 3

External Ids for IFNA5 Gene

Summaries for IFNA5 Gene

GeneCards Summary for IFNA5 Gene

IFNA5 (Interferon, Alpha 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA5 include hiv-1. Among its related pathways are PI3K-Akt signaling pathway and TGF-Beta Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and cytokine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNE.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA5 Gene

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

Gene Wiki entry for IFNA5 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFNA5 Gene

Genomics for IFNA5 Gene

Genomic Location for IFNA5 Gene

21,304,326 bp from pter
21,305,313 bp from pter
988 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for IFNA5 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for IFNA5 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFNA5 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFNA5 Gene

Proteins for IFNA5 Gene

  • Protein details for IFNA5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Interferon alpha-5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q52LX3

    Protein attributes for IFNA5 Gene

    189 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    21942 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for IFNA5 Gene

Proteomics data for IFNA5 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IFNA5 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for IFNA5 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFNA5 Gene

Domains for IFNA5 Gene

Gene Families for IFNA5 Gene

  • IFN :Interferons


  • Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.:
    • P01569
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with IFNA5: view

Function for IFNA5 Gene

Molecular function for IFNA5 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: interferon type I,alpha 5,leukocyte
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for IFNA5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IBA --
GO:0005126 cytokine receptor binding TAS 6163083
GO:0005132 type I interferon receptor binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA5: view

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for IFNA5 Gene

Localization for IFNA5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA5 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for IFNA5 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IFNA5 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
chloroplast 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFNA5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA5: view

Pathways for IFNA5 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with IFNA5: view

Interacting Proteins for IFNA5 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: P01569-IFNA5_HUMAN for IFNA5 Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFNA5 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 --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFNA5: view

Compounds for IFNA5 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for IFNA5 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
tamoxifen 51.7 1
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with IFNA5: view

Transcripts for IFNA5 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for IFNA5 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IFNA5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IFNA5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for IFNA5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IFNA5 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for IFNA5 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFNA5 Gene Hs.37113

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with IFNA5: view

Orthologs for IFNA5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IFNA5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IFNA5 36
  • 98.94 (n)
  • 98.41 (a)
IFNA5 37
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 37
  • 64 (a)
-- 37
  • 62 (a)
-- 37
  • 63 (a)
-- 37
  • 62 (a)
-- 37
  • 63 (a)
  • 61 (a)
  • 63 (a)
  • 63 (a)
  • 61 (a)
  • 62 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gm12597 37
  • 59 (a)
Gm13280 37
  • 59 (a)
Ifna1 37
  • 60 (a)
Ifna11 37
  • 58 (a)
Ifna12 37
  • 60 (a)
Ifna13 37
  • 62 (a)
Ifna14 37
  • 58 (a)
Ifna2 37
  • 57 (a)
Ifna4 37
  • 56 (a)
Ifna5 37
  • 60 (a)
Ifna6 37
  • 61 (a)
Ifna7 37
  • 57 (a)
Ifna9 37
  • 60 (a)
Ifnab 37
  • 58 (a)
Species with no ortholog for IFNA5:
  • 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 IFNA5 Gene

Gene Tree for IFNA5 (if available)
Gene Tree for IFNA5 (if available)

Paralogs for IFNA5 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for IFNA5 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with IFNA5: view

Variants for IFNA5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFNA5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1952691 -- 21,306,020(+) aaaaa(A/C)ctttt upstream-variant-2KB
rs7027327 -- 21,305,856(+) atata(A/G)tattg upstream-variant-2KB
rs7031048 -- 21,306,319(+) cttcc(A/G)tgaac upstream-variant-2KB
rs10757212 -- 21,304,804(+) TAGAG(A/G)GTGAT reference, synonymous-codon
rs10964964 -- 21,306,574(+) AGGGA(G/T)TCGGA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFNA5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv892724 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv892734 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv438097 CNV Loss 16468122

Relevant External Links for IFNA5 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

Disorders for IFNA5 Gene

(1) MalaCards Diseases for IFNA5 Gene

Search for IFNA5 Gene in MalaCards »

Relevant External Links for IFNA5

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IFNA5: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA5 Gene

Publications for IFNA5 Gene

  1. Structural relationship of human interferon alpha genes and pseudogenes. (PMID: 4057246) Henco K. … Weissmann C. (J. Mol. Biol. 1985) 3 4
  2. The structure of eight distinct cloned human leukocyte interferon cDNAs. (PMID: 6163083) Goeddel D.V. … Gray P.W. (Nature 1981) 3 4
  3. Mapping of the shortest region of overlap of deletions of the short arm of chromosome 9 associated with human neoplasia. (PMID: 1385305) Olopade O.I. … Diaz M.O. (Genomics 1992) 2 3
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  5. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray S.J. … Dunham I. (Nature 2004) 3 4

Products for IFNA5 Gene

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Common Cytokines in human,mouse,rat
    • Interferons & Receptors in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate IFNA5
    • 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 IFNA5
    • Block miRNA regulation of IFNA5 using miScript Target Protectors

    Sources for IFNA5 Gene

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