Aliases for IFNA1 Gene
External Ids for IFNA1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is produced by macrophages and has antiviral activity. This gene is intronless and the encoded protein is secreted. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]
GeneCards Summary for IFNA1 Gene
IFNA1 (Interferon Alpha 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA1 include Hepatitis and Viral Infectious Disease. Among its related pathways are all-trans-Retinoic Acid Mediated Apoptosis and Tuberculosis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and type I interferon receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNA13.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for IFNA1 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.