Aliases for IFNW1 Gene
External Ids for IFNW1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNW1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is an interferon and possesses antiviral activity. The encoded protein binds to the interferon alpha/beta receptor but not to the interferon gamma receptor. This intronless gene has several pseudogenes spread throughout the genome. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2015]
GeneCards Summary for IFNW1 Gene
IFNW1 (Interferon Omega 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Toll-like Receptor Signaling Pathway and PEDF Induced Signaling. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and type I interferon receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IFNA2.