IFN-α8   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4966

Synonyms: IFN-alpha-8 | interferon alpha-8 | interferon alpha-B | interferon alpha-B2
Immunopharmacology Ligand
Comment: IFN-α8 is a type I IFN.
Species: Human
Immunopharmacology Comments
IFN-α8 binds the IFN-α/β receptor (IFNAR), a dimeric receptor that consists of protein chains encoded by the IFNAR1 and IFNAR2 genes, and induces expression of proteins containing ISRE or GAS transcription elements.