Aliases for IFNA16 Gene
External Ids for IFNA16 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFNA16 Gene
GeneCards Summary for IFNA16 Gene
IFNA16 (Interferon Alpha 16) is a Protein Coding gene. 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 IFNA4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFNA16 Gene
Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.