IFN-α1/13

Ligand id: 4955

Name: IFN-α1/13

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Interferons
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
IFNA1 interferon alpha 1 Human prepro-interferon alpha-1/13 IFL, IFN, IFNA13, IFN-ALPHA, IFN-alpha 1b, IFN-alphaD, interferon, alpha 1, interferon alpha 1b
IFNA13 interferon alpha 13 Human prepro-interferon alpha-1/13 interferon, alpha 13
Synonyms
IFN-α1 | IFN-α13 | IFN-alpha 1/13 | interferon alpha-1/13 | interferon alpha-D
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000197919 (Hs), ENSG00000233816 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000197919 (Hs), ENSG00000233816 (Hs)
UniProtKB P01562 (Hs)
Wikipedia Interferon,_alpha_1
Comments
Interferon-αs are type I IFNs (includes IFNαs, IFN-β, IFN-ε, IFN-κ and IFN-ω). In humans, there are 13 different IFN-α genes , but only 12 functional human IFN-α proteins, since IFN-α1 and IFN-α13 have identical protein sequences despite being encoded by separate genes.