Aliases for IFNA17 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA17 Gene
GeneCards Summary for IFNA17 Gene
IFNA17 (Interferon Alpha 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFNA17 include Adenosquamous Pancreas Carcinoma and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. Among its related pathways are Toll-like Receptor Signaling Pathway and Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and type I interferon receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNA10.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA17 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.